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How can I treat foot tendonitis pain?

How can I treat foot tendonitis pain?

See below: Rest, anti-inflammatory medication, taping, ice/heat as well as more supportive shoes/inserts. If persist, get medical attention. ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

Is the inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more


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How do you heal foot tendonitis, how could i reduce the pressure i put on it when i walk?

How do you heal foot tendonitis, how could i    reduce the pressure i put on it when i walk?

A couple of things: Crutches or a cane can take some load off the affected foot. Sometimes braces or cam walkers can allow protected ambulation. See your podiatrist for guidelines, as some activity might be beneficial. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Compensation?: When one joint or muscle hurts, we naturally compensate with other joints or muscles causing undue stress and function on a previously unused structure. Discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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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What are some methods to deal with different types of foot and ankle tendonitis?

What are some methods to deal with different types of foot and ankle tendonitis?

A few things: There are numerous tendons in the foot, so not all tendon issues are treated exactly the same. Foot supports and bracing, antiinflammatories, physical therapy, injections are employed. See a podiatrist for more specific treatment guidelines for your needs. ...Read more

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Could a chronic wound (localized scleroderma) on dorsal aspect of foot lead to tendonitis?

Could a chronic wound (localized scleroderma) on dorsal aspect of foot lead to tendonitis?

Yes: The thickening of the skin, poor circulation and chronic ulceration occasionally see on the dorsum (top) of the foot can lead to tendonitis of the superficial tendons. ...Read more

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What to expect at physical therapy for tendonitis (foot)?

What to expect at physical therapy for tendonitis (foot)?

Fast recovery: Fast recovery. Therapy will help to get back the rang of motion and reduce the edema. ...Read more

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Any tips? What should I expect at physical therapy for tendonitis (foot)?

You will have a: Lot of stretching, strengthening, and some activity and postural correction depending on where the tendonitis is located. ...Read more