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How Can You Treat Tendonitis In The Archilles Heel
Several ways: Refrain from the activity that caused it, take pressure of the achilles. Usually this is shoe that has a higher heel (not real high heels). Then we do some deep tissue massage to improve blood flow. Then some gentle stretching. When the tendon pain calms down some more aggressive stretching and then some more challenging exercises to get the person back to usual activities. Nsaids can help too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatments: Common treatments for achilles tendonitis are gastroc/soleus stretches, heel lifts, anti-inflammatory medications, orthotics, and eccentric strengthening. I have been dealing with this condition myself for over five years, which was refractory to all the above. Newer treatments including ultrasounded guided tenotomy & prp really helped me. People are also now using stem cell treatments as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was treated for gout a week ago and my ankle feels like I have tendonitis in my right heel. I am going on vacation tomorrow and can't get rid of the pain. I iced it down, but only a temporary fix. Help!
Possibly steroids: Tendinitis, arthritis, gout are all inflammatory conditions. Assuming that you do not have an infection, your doctor may prescribe a short course of steroids which are the strongest anti-inflammatory medication. Ace bandages may help but less than steroids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Bioabsorb sutures in retrocalcaneous didn't absorb. I've spurs and tendonitis. Dr recommends removing heel. Looking for options or things to know/ask.
Achilles tendonitis : Achilles' tendonitis is an over stretching of the tendon. Yes you can still wear heels but it's important that you seek out medical advice. The reason you should seek about medical advice is to make sure you do not have a tear in the tendon that may rupture. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon who can make you orthotics to help with the pain and help with healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had horrible tendonitis in both elbows and plantars fasciitis in both heels steady for over a year now. What could be causing this?
I think I have Achilles tendonitis what are the symptoms it is very painfull and I have a strong burning sensation in my heel area?
Heel pain: The two leading causes of pain in the heel area are either achille's tendonitis (this pain is usually clearly located above the heel bone and directly over the tendon as it inserts into the heel bone) and plantar fasciitis with or without a heel spur (this pain is usually felt just below the heel bone itself and slightly anterior to it (the plantar fascia). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have I have Achilles tendonitis and I do farm work. I do stretches. Is alternating a 2 inch and 1 inch heeled boot each day good for my at or not?
It can help: If it helps with the pain, then that is fine. But you also have to consider how long your symptoms are lasting. With anti-inflammatories, stretching, etc., the symptoms should go away. If they continue to be there, i would get an evaluation by an orthopedic specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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