Top
10
Doctor insights on: Achilles Tendon Tingling Heel Sensations

Share

Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


2

2
What is this dry skin on my Achilles tendon and heel?

What is this dry skin on my Achilles tendon and heel?

Possible fungus: Dry cracked heels could be a sign of a fungal infection. Other causes include constantly wearing open heeled shoes. You can try otc Lamisil (terbinafine) cream twice a day. A skin culture may be helpful if it doesn't improve with otc meds. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What could cause pain in the back of my heel near the end of the Achilles tendon?

What could cause pain in the back of my heel near the end of the Achilles tendon?

The Achilles' tendon: Itself could be inflamed or degenerated, there may be calcification in the tendon, you can have an inflamed burase, a posterior heel spur or a haglund's deformity which is a protrusion of bone at the superior posterior aspect of the heel bone. ...Read more

5

5
Can a dextrose shot into the heel for a spur make your heel and achilles' tendon pain worse for more than two weeks?

It is possible: This is a form of prolotherpay which evokes an inflammatory response so it can....Apparently this is becoming more popular...Steroid injections was and likely still is the more common injectable. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
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?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
What could cause pain under my achilles' tendon (where the tendon attaches to the heel)?

What could cause pain under my achilles' tendon (where the tendon attaches to the heel)?

A spur: Or bone protrusion, an inflammed bursal sac, a tear in the tendon, degeneration or inflammation of the tendon are all real possibilities... ...Read more

8

8
What to do if I have pain under my achilles' tendon where the tendon attaches to the heel?

Try a heel lift: And possibly try to wear a backless shoe like a clog if possible.....ice is good as is an antiinflammatory....if pain persists seea foot doc. ...Read more

10

10
I need help determining the discomfort and tingling or vibrating feeling i got on both my Achilles tendon?

I need help determining the discomfort and tingling or vibrating feeling i got on both my Achilles tendon?

Inflammation : While tingling is typically suggestive of nerve irritation, at your age achilles tendinitis or bursitis is much more likely to cause soreness. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Bennett Machanic
2,005 doctors shared insights

Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


Achilles Tendon (Definition)

Your achilles tendon attaches from your calf muscle to the ...Read more