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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
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