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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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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


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Is ice only a good treatment for acute injuries? My podiatrist has recommended icing 3 tinmes daily for insertional achilles tendonosis per MRI

Is ice only a good treatment for acute injuries?  My podiatrist has recommended icing 3 tinmes daily for insertional achilles tendonosis per MRI

Icy Hot.: There is a general consensus that icing might be indicated for most acute injuries. As one moves away from acuteness, however, the indications for the use of icing becomes fuzzy. Ultimately, it is a matter of experience and preference of the physician. ...Read more

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Is terbinafine linked to achille tendon pain?

Is terbinafine linked to achille tendon pain?

Rarely: Any symptoms in the achilles tendon after taking terbinafine is a rarely reported side effect. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for achille tendonitis and plantar fasciitis.

What is the best remedy for achille tendonitis and plantar fasciitis.

Depends on cause: Orthotics and supportive, well fitting shoes. Stretching exercises. See your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Best treatment for inflammed Achilles tendonitis that has become acute for over 18 months?

Best treatment for inflammed Achilles tendonitis that has become acute for over 18 months?

It Depends!: First, one has to differentiate between insertional and noninsertional achilles tendonitis, ie is the problem in the midsubstance of the tendon or where in attatches to the heel? The treatment is different depending on the type other than both need modification of activities to avoid overuse, heel lift, icing, anti-inflammatories and comfortable shoewear that doesn't rub the affected area. Ortho. ...Read more

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Swollen and painful sole from arch to heel. Seems plantar fasciitis. Icing and stretching helped. Is hiking / walking recommended? What else?

Swollen and painful sole from arch to heel. Seems plantar fasciitis. Icing and stretching helped. Is hiking / walking recommended? What else?

Plantar fascitis: Most common cause of heel pain is from plantar fasciitis, a pull/sprain of the plantar fascia from where it attaches to the heel bone on the btm of the foot. Txs include rigid arch support to decrease the pull of the fascia, combined with antiinflammatory medication (oral and/or injectable) to reduce the inflammation. Non weight bearing activity while recovering. ...Read more

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How to diagnose torn plantar fascia vs. ruptured plantar fascia? What are effective treatments?

How to diagnose torn plantar fascia vs. ruptured plantar fascia? What are effective treatments?

Stem Cell Therapy: There are many different options for stem cell therapies in the us. I would suggest you evaluate all of them thoroughly before choosing. So far the only practice that has significant research and patient base regarding stem cell therapy are the Regenexx Physicians Network. They have over 6500 patients in their registry with pretty good results. Check out Regenexx.Com. ...Read more

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Cure for wrist tendonitis?

Cure for wrist tendonitis?

Conservative: Splint rest ice stretch and slowly strengthen. If not improved need mri. ...Read more

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What are the reasons why a cortisone injection wouldn't work for anterior tibial tendinitis? Podiatrist offered it for condition lasting 1 1/2 yrs.

What are the reasons why a cortisone injection wouldn't work for anterior tibial tendinitis?  Podiatrist offered it for condition lasting 1 1/2 yrs.

Tendons receive a: poor blood supply and as such, take a long time to heal. You might want to inquire about a course of physical therapy, a period of immobilization or anti-inflammatory medication or a combination of all these. Another possibility is the diagnosis is incorrect and something else is going on. ...Read more

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How effective is ultrasound rehab on heel pain (plantar fasciitis) ?

How effective is ultrasound rehab on heel pain (plantar fasciitis) ?

Mildl to moderately : Might be a good adjunct therapy. Supportive shoe gear and orthotics will provide best long term success. Ice, massage and strtching will also be helpful. ...Read more

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Pl Fasciitis and Achilles feels like it will snap. Tried orthotics, splints, physio, accup and cortisone. No relief. What does surgery involve? Risks?

Pl Fasciitis and Achilles feels like it will snap. Tried orthotics, splints, physio, accup and cortisone. No relief. What does surgery involve? Risks?

Plantar fasciitis: Are you seeing an orthropod about this? If so, did you tell him your not getting relief. If you're not seeing anyone. I recommend you find an orthropedic surgeon you can talk to about this. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for my heel pain (plantar fasciitis)?

What is the best remedy for my heel pain (plantar fasciitis)?

Stretching: Stretching is a good start but you may also need anti-inflamatorices, injections, support, or shock wave therapy. Consult a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What are some solutions for tight hamstrings, quads, and Achilles tendon?

What are some solutions for tight hamstrings, quads, and Achilles tendon?

Eccentric exercises: The best solution for tight hamstrings and achilles are stretching and eccentric exercises. Eccentric exercises load and strengthen muscle as a muscle lengthens versus when it shortens. For the hamstring my favorite is the nordic exercise. For the achilles my favorite is reverse toe raises (heel drops) on an elevated surface such as a stair or step. ...Read more

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Can resting sprained ankle/no rehab and limping for months after the injury cause achilles tightness and bottom of foot pain(metatarsalgia, plantar f)?

Can resting sprained ankle/no rehab and limping for months after the injury cause achilles tightness and bottom of foot pain(metatarsalgia, plantar f)?

Compensation....: Limping for months, with or without pain, can cause a change in the mechanics of your normal walk. This is known as compensatory change or compensation. As the body compensates, you can expect that new problems such as muscle tightness and weight shifting will develop. Treating these new symptoms can be even more challenging than treating the original ones. A Healthtap specialist can help. ...Read more

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What is a home remedy for plantar fasciitis and heel spur?

What is a home remedy for plantar fasciitis and heel spur?

Combo treatment. : The more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections. ...Read more

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What's the best ankle brace for a ruptured Achilles tendon?

What's the best ankle brace for a ruptured Achilles tendon?

See your doctor: As a decision to operate or not needs to be made. Having said that bledsoe makes a nice achilles tendon brace. But, you should be followed by a doctor. ...Read more

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Which is the most effective ankle brace for a ruptured Achilles tendon?

Which is the most effective ankle brace for a ruptured Achilles tendon?

Bauerfind!!!!!: If you are asking about a brace after the tendon has been repaired, i recommend a bauerfind achilles tendonitis ankle brace. It is a neoprene sleeve with soft gel padding on both sides of the achilles' tendon. ...Read more

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Achilles Tendon (Definition)

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