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I have a muscle in the back of my knee that is slightly sore when i left my leg. Have foot tendonitis on the same side. Is there a connection?
Is crepitus normal in foot extensor tendonitis? The pain is gone but I still feel a creaking grating sensation. How to get rid of it?
Don't worry: Sometimes if there is irregularity of the surface of the tendon membrane it may not glide smoothly through its surrounding sheath. These vibrations result in the sound you can hear and feel called "crepitus". Painless crepitus is a common phenomenon that just about everybody will experience in life. If there are no signs of pain, redness or warmth it will not be harmful. Maybe annoying at worst . ...Read more
I have foot extensor tendonitis for 10days Im on NSAIDs,the pain subsided when flexing toes up,but there is a cracking feeling and pain flexing down.
Tendonitis: When someone has tendinitis/ tendonosis, rest and anti-inflammatory medications will help with the symptoms. Nevertheless, one needs to look at the cause of the problem. Usually, tendons get inflamed if they are being overused in trying to compensate for a particular bio mechanical deformity. I would suggest that you visit a podiatrist who specializes in gait analysis to address the issue. ...Read more
I am growing an extra bone on the right foot near the sole of my foot that caused tendonitis in the top of my foot. What are treatment options?
See a podiatrist: It's not uncommon to have accessory bones form in the foot within a tendon, but if it is causing pain, have it examined properly. Based on your description, this may be a biomechanical issue which may have a conservative treatment options such as orthotics but it may require surgery to remove if it is impairing the normal movement. A podiatrist can examine you and give you treatment options. ...Read more
possible...: Tendonitis implies inflammation/irritation of the tendons - in this case, the extensor ones on the top of the foot. When they become inflamed, they swell and in turn can compress the cutaneous nerves that are on the top (dorsal) aspect of the foot and can conceivably cause tingling. ...Read more
Ankle smankle: You need to describe the location of the ankle tendonitis. Is it front, back, inside, outside painful to stand or move? What was done to confirm the diagnosis of tendonitis. If you are continuing to use the ankle is that motion now causing compensatory swelling? Or is something else really going on? A lot to think about but it will make your problem easier to solve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have pain on the top of my right foot, ( i'm guessing tendonitis) my foot and ankle are swollen. What is best to treat it?
Try orthotics: Go to a good running shoe store in your area and try some powersteps or order them online. A frequent cause of dorsal foot pain is the collapse of the joint as time goes by. This is a step you can try yourself before you see a foot doc. If that doesn't work, go see a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Born w/flat feet & fallen arches. Slight pronation on sprained ankle than other foot. What does traumatic tendonitis secondary to pronation mean?
R I C E: R i c e: rest, ice, compression, elevation. These are the basics. Usually a tendonitis is due to an overuse type of mechanism, if you have increased your training and or have changed surfaces that you walk or run on this could contribute as well. If you have had this for several weeks have tried the this treatment and it is not getting better you need to see your podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain and: Inability to move without pain. Tendons begin as muscle, and when the muscle contracts, the tendon is pulled and the other end, attached to bone, produces movement. Tendons receive a poor blood supply, so they can take a long time to heal. There are many treatments, but the most important one is rest. If you think you have tendonitis, bring your foot to a podiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: Tendinitis is a condition when tendons are damaged and inflamed. Common causes of tendinitis are overexertion, strain, injury, repetitive movements, and sudden or unaccustomed movements. Treatment may include: anti-inflammatory medication and immobilization. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rest the foot: Take the strain off the tendon that has the pathology. Ice it. ...Read more