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What causes burning stinging in the Achilles tendon?

What causes burning stinging in the Achilles tendon?

Tendonitis or : Partial tear are most common reasons.Try rest and supportive shoes with slight heel. If still a problem, see specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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Arch of foot sore, outside of the calf hurts from knee to ankle with pinching / tingling sensation in middle of calf. Ultrasound normal. Cause be?

Arch of foot sore, outside of the calf hurts from knee to ankle  with pinching / tingling sensation in middle of calf. Ultrasound normal. Cause be?

Neuropathy: You showing signs of possible lower back issues, L5,S1 could be the source of your problem. An x-ray or MRI would be useful in the diagnosis ...Read more

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Pain tingling in calf and pain in arch of foot. Numbness in Achilles. Slight swelling at base of calf muscle in right leg. Any ideas what's wrong?

Pain tingling in calf and pain in arch of foot.  Numbness in Achilles.   Slight swelling at base of calf muscle in right leg.  Any ideas what's wrong?

Calf pain: can be several things: 1. tingling and numbness usually represent nerve pain - the sural nerve runs behind the calf muscle and could be pinched 2. the pain in the arch could be tednonitis - the posterior tibial tendon - when injured it can cause deep calf soreness and arch pain especially behind the ankle area. 3. tarsal tunnel syndrome I would suggest you see a Podiatrist or Foot & Ankle doctor ...Read more

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Recent episode of sciatica. Glute, hamstring, calf, heel and lateral portion of foot affected. Pain dissipated quickly and is gone, reduced sensation?

Recent episode of sciatica. Glute, hamstring, calf, heel and lateral portion of foot affected.  Pain dissipated quickly and is gone, reduced sensation?

L5-S1 disc bulge: An l5-s1 disc can have a full spectrum of the symptoms due to minor bulges from subtle tears in the annulus fibrosis to full blown disc hernia hernia causing more severe and more persistent symptoms.Rest and restricted activities leads to natural healing in most cases.The presence of severe persistent pain or muscle weakness signifies a more serious problem requiring medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in right arch of the foot?

Burning sensation in right arch of the foot?

A few things: It could be due to plantar fasciitis, an injury, overuse, worn out shoes, tarsal tunnel syndrome (think carpal tunnel but at the ankle level instead of wrist), arthritis, peripheral neuropathy due to radiculopathy (spinal nerve issues) or medical reasons (such as diabetes, thyroid or circulatory issues). See a doctor to have all this sorted out for you. ...Read more

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When I curl the toes in L foot there is pain at top of Achilles tendon/gastroc tendon rght below the calf also feel twitches in calf. Probable causes?

When I curl the toes in L foot there is pain at top of Achilles tendon/gastroc tendon rght below the calf also feel twitches in calf. Probable causes?

See your doctor: It is difficult to localize the lesion without both understanding the history of the discomfort, nor an examination which can help determine any other associated signs/symptoms. Because of where the muscles and the nerves traverse along the leg, it could be a variety of things. Please consult with your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes burning sensation in legs from the knee down?

What causes burning sensation in legs from the knee down?

Neuropathy: Most commonly caused by diabetes. Several other conditions, including medication side effects can do this as well. ...Read more

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Pain in the back of knee that feels like a constant cramp/ slight pulling sensation. also swelling of inide/bottom of knee &ancle/calf post hyperexten?

Pain in the back of knee that feels like a constant cramp/ slight pulling sensation. also swelling of inide/bottom of knee &ancle/calf post hyperexten?

Overuse injury: is a possibility depending on your level of activity. With symptoms such as cramping, pulling and swelling that are not subsiding, I recommend getting examined for a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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What nerve could cause burning pain in the shins and top of feet ? Irritation?

What nerve could cause burning pain in the shins and top of feet ? Irritation?

Perhaps lower back: Nerve pain typically is a burning sensation. The fact that the symptoms are in both feet may suggest root irritation ion the lower back. Another thing to consider is a tight achilles tendon causes shin splints and can cause tendinitis in the top of the foot or ankle. ...Read more

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What could cause sudden sharp pain in the achilles' tendon area?

Tendinitis: Tendinitis or inflammation in the tendon could occur suddenly. Consider anti inflammatory medication, stretching and gel heel pads. If pain persists, see your orthopedist. ...Read more

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Dumbness in the side of buttock also behind knee tingling and numbing sensation in toes and foot.Back pain?

Radiculopathy: Most likely this pain represent lumbar radiculopathy, depending on the length of the system, you either can start physical therapy or see a pain specialist in your area. ...Read more

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What could cause deep stabbing and throbbing pain at the base of left calf muscle (inner leg), burning and radiating pain at base of Achilles extending around inside of left ankle and numbness in outer three toes on left foot?

What could cause deep stabbing and throbbing pain  at the base of left calf muscle (inner leg), burning and radiating pain at base of Achilles extending around inside of left ankle and numbness in outer three toes on left foot?

Tarsal tunnel : Description sounds somewhat like tarsal tunnel syndrome which is an entrapped nerve in the ankle but could also be referred lumbar radiculopathy (pinched nerve in back) or just really bad tendinitis compressing the nerves of the lower leg. Sounds like an exam and some nerve conduction velocities would be helpful. ...Read more

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Can peroneal tendon subluxation cause tightness in the soleus? Peroneal tendon on left leg sticks out and area is sore. Soleus tightness in left leg.

Can peroneal tendon subluxation cause tightness in the soleus? Peroneal tendon on left leg sticks out and area is sore. Soleus tightness in left leg.

Yes: Any ankle problem ( including recurrent peroneal tendon subluxation) that causes pain, swelling and slight limping can make your gastrocsoleus muscle group(calf) 'tight'.Consider seeing an orthopedic specialist to reconstruct your peroneal 'sling '. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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What causes pain and swelling in instep of foot?

What causes pain and swelling in instep of foot?

Possibilities: Sprain/strain, stress fracture, posterior tibial tendon tear or dysfunction or possibly and inflammatory condition such as gout. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the top of foot after jogging?

What causes pain in the top of foot after jogging?

Could be numerous: Things, tendonitis, neuritis, stress reaction of bone. If you are a serious jogger it would behoove you to see a doctor (podiatrist or orthopedist) to solve this issue quickly as the problems will potentially escalate with physical exertion. ...Read more

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Causes of sensation/numbness in fingures?

Causes of  sensation/numbness in fingures?

Nerve entrapment: Most likely, your nerve is being irritated by inflammation, or some sort of nerve root entrapment, similar to that found in the condition of "carpal tunnel syndrome." the median nerve travels through a 'tunnel' through your carpal (wrist) bones and gets irritated, often causing tingling or numbness in your thumb, pointer, middle and half of your ring finger. Get checked for cts. Good luck. ...Read more

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


Achilles Tendon (Definition)

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