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Can Achilles Tendonitis Cause Knee Pain
I have Achilles tendonitis and I'm a dancer and me knee keeps popping out and I'm in tears should I wear a knee brace and if so what kind?
Yes: Try an elastic type first. That will give you flexibility and allow you to dance with minimal restriction. ...Read more
I have Achilles tendonitis and my knee keeps popping out and I dance and I'm like in tears sometimes should I wear a knee brace and if so what kind?
Knee brace: I would try soft elastic knee brace that you can slide over on your knees. As well as the same type of ankle brace. But if condition continues, I would have the areas exam. ...Read more
Hello! Occasionally when I put pressure on my left knee, the area below the patella would hurt. Should I be worried regarding it? Thanks! I have a few current problems such as severe pes planus, leg length discrepancy, Achilles Tendonitis, plantar fasciit
Have had mild intermittent Achilles tendonitis on one leg. Now on cipro (ciprofloxacin). Any way to avoid an exacerbation? Thanks.
I am training for marathon. I was diagnosed with Achilles Tendonitis on the right leg. Its been two weeks and my right leg is better but now I have it in my left leg. When to call off the race?
See Podiatrist: For evaluation. Perhaps there is a simple reason why this is occurring and it can be treated. When is marathon? If it is a long tme away, wait until it is evaluated. ...Read more
I am a runner. I have been having pain on the back of my heel that I think might be Achilles tendonitis. Now I have pain below my kneecap. Right leg.
Achilles Tendonitis: Yes you most likely have Achilles tendonitis and runner's knee. Both are caused by high impact activities and repetitive stress on the tendons. I recommend you see a specialist for evaluation. You most likely need arch support and training to improve your running mechanics. ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain. I have tendonitis. My knee still hurts 5 hours after an hour of basketball. Should I see a doctor?
Yes: See doctor get a diagnosis and you may have to rest the knee ...Read more
Active, age 41. Developed sharp knee pain (not constant--totally fine most of time then "shooting pain" occasionally) in kneecap area. Tendonitis?
I've been told I have tendonitis by the chiropractor and recently my knee pain has been getting a lot worse and I think it can be more serious than te?
Exam needed: You will need a medical exam and prob XRAYS to get an accurate DX and treatment. ...Read more
Is it common to experience knee pain and have the feeling that your knee is giving out, when you have patellar tendonitis?
Had knee pain think patella tendonitis...Been 2weeks now...Rice method used and stretches +strenghten. What a good amount of mpw to start runningagain?
Minimalism is best: Get low heel shoe, cadence of 90 and start 1/4 of normal distance. Progress by 1/4 per week if no pain. ...Read more
I have knee pain every night. I know it's not from over exercising. I have tendonitis in wrists but don't know if it's related. Doctor dismissed it.?
How should I treat knee pain (i believe tendonitis) from running and how long does it take to heal?
Painful hamstring tendonitis & knee pain while walking. KT tape & Ibuprofen helps a bit. I stretch. How do I minimize the pain? What else can I do?
Varies: It really depends on the specific etiology of the problem itself. Once the root cause is addressed, the symptoms should dissipate. Don't hesitate to see a specialist. ...Read more
How can I tell if my knee pain is the result of bone on bone or if it is just tendinitis? I have the clicking sensation when I bend my knee.
Imaging studies: You seem young for "bone on bone" disease (AKA advanced arthritis). Xrays would be helpful as an initial screening imaging study to check for arthritis of your knee. If it is tendinitis, the majority of the time it is patellar tendinitis and is usually physical therapy responsive (with or without additional help with NSAIDs which are medications like ibuprofen, naprosyn). ...Read more
He hit L knee on the ground 10 weeks ago, resolved partly. Now swelling, pain at left of patella after each basketball practice. What evaluation.....?
Knee sprain/strain: You will need to see an Orthopedist for an exam to determine stability. An MRI should reveal what structures are injured. I would suggest reducing strenuous activity that causes significant pain or swelling until diagnosis is made. Use 20 minutes of ice and an Ace bandage for acute swelling/pain. You may also take Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain or Motrin/Aleve for pain/inflamation. ...Read more
Can you have plantar fasciitis achilles tendonitis sesamoiditis all at once or can one of those conditions cause pain everywhere on foot will MRI show?
Three's a crowd...: You certainly can have all three conditions at the same time. An experienced clinician would be able to determine the diagnosis without an MRI. An MRI would be helpful in demonstrating the tissue's reaction to the to the inflammatory condition. Consult with your Healthtap specialist for further understanding. ...Read more
Can Lupus cause Achiles Tendonitis or Retrocalcaneal Bursitis, Runner's or Jumper's knee, or Cubital Tunnel Sydrome?
Autoimmune diseases: Autoimmune diseases can sometimes be associated with inflammatory joints and result in laxity. This can can create instability and can create abnormal pull/strain in some muscles - particularly those that are responsible for balance. ...Read more
21 female. Pain in knees and tendonitis in arm and achilles. Drs give me anti-inflamm but it's been almost a year. Options? Is this a neverending cycle
Tendonitis: If after a year, you have not been helped, obviously, more needs to be done. Were you given a diagnosis? ...Read more
Achilles Tendonitis: Achilles tendinitis which is stretching the tendon where it inserts on the heel. Try wearing a heel lift in your shoe or a slight heel to relax the tendon from its insertion. Ice, rest, topical irritants like icy hot or bengay can help too. If it doesn't get better visit your local podiatrist for further evaluation and treatment. Possible need to ankle brace, walking boot or physical therapy. ...Read more
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