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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

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Tendinitis (Definition)

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

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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?

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

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Can extensor tendonitis in foot cause tingling?

Can extensor tendonitis in foot cause tingling?

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

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Diagnosed with ankle tendonitis, now foot , ankle lower leg all swollen. ?

Diagnosed with ankle tendonitis, now foot , ankle lower leg all swollen. ?

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 more

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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 more

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What should I do for tendonitis of the feet?

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 more

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Is it rare to have tendonitis in outside of foot?

Is it rare to have tendonitis in outside of foot?

Not really rare: Peroneal tendons are on the outer border of foot and help extend and lift your foot outwards so can be brought on by shoe wear changes, training changes, foot conditions. ...Read more

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If you have tendonitis in your foot what can it cause?

If you have tendonitis in your foot what can it cause?

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 more

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Is there a way to relieve tendonitis pain in your foot?

Is there a way to relieve tendonitis pain in your foot?

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 more

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