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How can I cure Achilles tendonites?

How can I cure Achilles tendonites?

Curing the: Inflammation is key. Whether by medications, rest, or injections, the inflammation is the big issue. If you are used to using nsaids, that can help, but clear with physician. You may need stronger things like steroid injections and rest. Once the inflammation is stopped, stretching, strengthening are key, of both the achilles and the plantar fascia. ...Read more

Achilles Tendon (Definition)

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


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What are the main cures for Achilles tendonitis?

What are the main cures for Achilles tendonitis?

Treatment: Nonsurgical treatments include: eccentric physical therapy, night splints, anti-inflammatories (pills or topical creams), ultrasound, massage therapy, and graston bar techniques. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for Achilles heel tendinitis?

What is the best cure for Achilles heel tendinitis?

Some things may help: For inflammation at achilles' tendon near the heel bone, one can take Motrin 3 times a day for a few days to decrease inflammation. Decrease sports activities, and use a cold pack on the area 3 times a day after activities. Use a good arch support + shock-absorbing heel cushion, to avoid pronation from flat feet. Do gentle calf stretches. If not better, see an orthopedic or sports medicine doctor. ...Read more

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Is there any way to cure Achilles tendinitis?

Is there any way to cure Achilles tendinitis?

Heel lifts, : Stretching exercises, oral antinflammatory agents. Pain-management type lasers can help a great deal too. ...Read more

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Will rest cure Achilles tendonitis or do I need surgery?

Relative rest: Surgery would be an option if you were dealing with an achilles tear, but for tendinitis, no. ...Read more

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I am going to disney world and I have a keloid scar in my Achilles tendon. Are there ways to cure this?

I am going to disney world and I have a keloid scar in my Achilles tendon. Are there ways to cure this?

Steroid Injections: If this is a true keloid scar, you can get improvement in the appearance of the scarring by flattening it out with serial steroid injections. I like to use kenalog 10 and have the patients come in at monthly intervals, usually about 3, for injections. Your scarring may be a hypertrophic scar instead of a keloid because it is in a location of motion. See your doctor for options. ...Read more

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Can calf atrophy after ankle sprain lead to plantar fasciitis and achilles problems? If so can calf atrophy be reversed?can plantar fasciitis be cured

Can calf atrophy after ankle sprain lead to plantar fasciitis and achilles problems? If so can calf atrophy be reversed?can plantar fasciitis be cured

Weakest Link theory.: You must have had one heck of a sprain in order to be wearing a cast long enough that would cause calf atrophy. The immobility could have also caused some residual stiffness of the ankle and associated joints. These post immobilization problems can alter your normal ankle and foot mechanics and lead to temporary arch and Achilles problems. Physical therapy could be the ticket to a swift recovery. ...Read more

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Sick of achillies tendonitis and sever's disease! how to cure this once and for all?

Sick of achillies tendonitis and sever's disease! how to cure this once and for all?

Treatment options: Begin with rest, ice massage, otc anti-inflammatories, & stretching the foot/ heel/calf throughout the day. Make sure you are wearing shoes with an appropriate amount of support and consider shoe inserts (ex: heel cup). Activity modification or a walking boot may be necessary to decrease the inflammation. See an orthopedist if your conservative treatment measures are not helping dec. Symptoms. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is tearing your achilles?

How harmful for your health is tearing your achilles?

A significant injury: If this was a complete rupture it would require surgery to reattach it. A cast is usually applied above the knee for at least a few weeks. This is then followed up with a short leg cast for a few more weeks. Partial tears can be treated with casting alone. ...Read more

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