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Achilles Tendon Support Braces
Achilles rupture: This is a difficult question to answer without knowing more about the history and why you are looking for a third option. In the healthy patient, i wouldn't recommend to a patient not have their achilles tendon repaired surgically or conservatively treated with casting. Patients who are not surgical candidates and do not or can not heal via casting require a brace to assist in gait. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Even the lightest strike on my HEEL gives immense pain. But it doesn't affect me when I'm playing .Just wanted to know how bad is my achilles tendon?
Orthopaedics consult: It sounds like you may have inflammation in your Achilles tendon area, maybe enesthitis. Exercise works out the inflammation, making it feel better. Visit an orthopaedic surgeon. No substitute for rest and healing, but anti-inflammatory medicines, ice, exercises and injections can help. After exam and imaging, surgical options may be possible. Read this: http://tinyurl.com/hueo23b ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As of 2-3 weeks ago, i've felt and heard my achilles' tendon snap almost daily. The noise is a bit as if snapping fingers. It doesn't hurt when it snaps, but i did feel pain in the area for a few days?
Maybe...: Not your achilles tendon but another tendon in the back of your ankle ( tendon to the great toe). It is common for it to trigger or snap when an inflamed portion goes in and out of a tunnel that holds it in place. See a doc for an evaluation and possible ultrasound or mri. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain on both sides of my right Achilles tendon where it meets my heel. I haven't ran for a week and have been icing it but it is not improving.?
You may have : An equinis deformity or contracted steer muscle group whether it be the Achilles' tendon or gastrocnemius muscle. I'm not sure if you wear high heels but high heels cause the Achilles to contract and so they are not particularly healthy for the tendon. Eccentric excercises, stretching are good, you may need the help of a physical therapist. ...Read more
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