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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?
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Rest, ice anti-inflm: Tendinitis or sprain can take 1-2 weeks. Would recommend rest, ice, and anti-inflammatories such as alleve, naprosyn (naproxen) etc (with food). The the knee, I would also recommend quadriceps strengthening exercises - straight leg raises lying flat on the back. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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