Rated 5.0/5 based on 18 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Causes Of Achilles Tendon Cramps

Share
1

1
Achilles tendon repair, can it cause cramp?

Achilles tendon repair, can it cause cramp?

Yes: Cramps can certainly happen after surgery. If extremely painful the could be a DVT which needs to be checked asap. ...Read more

Get help now ›
Dr. Wenjay Sung
Board Certified, Podiatry
8 years in practice
2M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue

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 causes one's Achilles tendon to tear?

What causes one's Achilles tendon to tear?

Trauma: Most likely cause. There are medications that can cause the achilles to tear. ...Read more

Get help now ›
Dr. Wenjay Sung
Board Certified, Podiatry
8 years in practice
2M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
What can cause Achilles tendon pain?

What can cause Achilles tendon pain?

Tendinitis.: If the tendon is inflammed, it results in Achilles tendinitis. The pain is usually resolved with physical therapy and anti-inflammatory medications. ...Read more

Get help now ›
4

4
What can cause my Achilles tendon to hurt?

Overuse: It could be over stretch from too much activity. Trauma would create pain. ...Read more

Get help now ›
6

6
What can cause a partial Achilles tendon tear?

Many things: Usually achilles tendon tears are caused by rapid contraction of your calf muscle while your foot is being dorsiflexed. Some medical conditions and prescription drugs can weaken tendons and place you at greater risk for injury. ...Read more

Get help now ›
Board Certified, Podiatry
8 years in practice
2M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
What can cause you to have constant itchy Achilles tendon?

What can cause you to have constant itchy Achilles tendon?

Irritation: If the shoes rubs on the tendon it can irritate the skin and create an itching feeling. ...Read more

Get help now ›
8

8
What causes your Achilles tendon to tighten?

Lack of stretch: If you are not stretching enough and then complicate the issue by trying to exercise by running, etc. You will get a tight achilles. When you overuse the achilles without a proper warmup the calf muscle will lose it's oxygen, creating occasional cramping and tightening. Good luck. ...Read more

Get help now ›
9

9
What can cause my Achilles tendon to keep popping?

Bursitis: Popping of a tendon is usually either chronic dislocating or the tendon rubbing an adjacent structure. Since the achilles really can't dislocate, it is likely rubbing on a small, fluid-filled sac underneath called the retrocalcaneal bursa. If it is painful and avoiding irritating shoes doesn't improve things, see a podiatrist. Sometimes a steroid injection can help. ...Read more

Get help now ›
10

10
What causes an Achilles tendon rupture?

What causes  an Achilles tendon rupture?

Direct trauma: Achilles tendon injuries are very catastrophic. Usually occurs when the foot is in a fixed plantargrade position and the tibia (shinbone) externally rotates rapidly, and the foot does not release from its flexed state. Injuries for achilles tendon ruptures also take the longest to resolve, which can be from 8-20 weeks, depending on the amount and time of damage to the tendon. ...Read more

Get help now ›

Achilles Tendon (Definition)

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


Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Wenjay Sung
Board Certified, Podiatry
8 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
65,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook