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Can I Run With My Chronic Achilles Tendonitis
You can but...: You sure can run, but will you run as well as you would like to, I am not sure. If your achilles tendinitis is untreated, you might aggravate it even worse by running. I'd recommend that you get some physical therapy to get it under control and once it's improved, you may go back to running and other routine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I wouldn't: Particularly not if it is painful.Get a more detailed answer ›
No, Non, Nein, Nyet!: NO NO NO NO NO NO. Do some other form of exercise, low-impact, like knitting or potato peeling or, ah,yes,swimming or biking- with attention to NOT putting too much tension on that tendon.And you really should get some advice on how to rehab it and what medicines,if any, to take.So,start with some Motrin and gentle massage and/or stretching,and if it's hard to walk,get a heel lift or just get help ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: You can try them all.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the approximate cost of an operation to fix chronic Achilles tendonitis? And what is the cost of an MRI to diagnose it?
It depends...: Do you have insurance coverage? If your doctor is a contracted member of your insurance plan, and your deductible and co-insurance level is reasonable, the cost should be nominal. Ask your doctor's office staff the check your benefits and provide you with an out-of-pocket estimate. This should be pretty close to your exact cost. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What type of questions should I ask orthopedic md regarding chronic Achilles tendonitis ? Been using ice, been through immobilization pt, nsaids.
I have chronic Achilles tendonitis in both feet and have never injured them. My orthopedist is now sending me to a rheumatologist. What could it be?
Other suggestions: I have been dealing with this condition myself for over five years, which was refractory to stretches, anti-inflammatories, heel lifts, and eccentric strengthening. Newer treatments including ultrasounded guided tenotomy & prp really helped me. People are also now using stem cell treatments as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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