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How long does it take to heal Achilles tendonitis?

How long does it take to heal Achilles tendonitis?

Achilles tendonitisi: It can take 4 weeks to several months depending on the severity of the condition and if you are consistent with your stretching exercises. Consistency is the key. You must do the prescribed exercises every day to help alleviate the pain. ...Read more

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Achilles Tendonitis (Definition)

Described as an inflammation of the tendon that connects the calf ...Read more


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How long does it take for Achilles tendonitis to heal?

How long does it take for Achilles tendonitis to heal?

Depends: It depends on the extent of the injury. Strain or tear. If no tear then probably 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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Achilles tendonitis for the last 2 month, can it get serious?

Achilles tendonitis for the last 2 month, can it get serious?

It can disable: If untreated, it can be disabling, leading to a limp, stiffness, at the very least. ...Read more

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How long will does it take for my Achilles tendonitis to heal?

How long will does it take for my Achilles tendonitis to heal?

Depends on severity : With a proper rehab program it can take 4-6 weeks but for some it can take 6 months to a year. Other medical issues play a role like weight, activity level, severity of the tendinitis , whether it was drug induced like from antibiotics, whether you have other underlying inflammatory issues. Get seen by an orthopaedist and get a true diagnosis & plan. ...Read more

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How long should it take for Achilles tendonitis to heal completely?

How long should it take for Achilles tendonitis to heal completely?

8 months: It takes approximately 8 months for any tendon or ligament in the adult body to completely heal if it is not re-injured during the recovery time. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from surgery for Achilles tendonitis?

Varies: Recovery from achilles injuries or tendonitis is often very gradual. After a simple debridement surgery , it may take 6 weeks to return to normal activities of daily living (adls) and 3 months to return to athletic activity. The lengthiest return is from an achilles rupture repair. Recovery is often 3 months to get back to normal adls and 9=15 months to get back to athletic activities. ...Read more

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I got Achilles tendonitis in gymnastics. How long will it take to recover?

I got Achilles tendonitis in gymnastics. How long will it take to recover?

Variable: Don't know the extent of your particular case. Stop the gymnastics, let it heal properly, go for physical therapy if needed. ...Read more

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What happens if Achilles tendonitis lasts more than 7 months should I get an mri?

What happens if Achilles tendonitis lasts more than 7 months should I get an mri?

Yes: At this point, I believe that an MRI would be an appropriate next step to look at the tendon quality and to make sure that it is indeed the Achilles tendon that is causing your pain. ...Read more

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Achilles Tendon (Definition)

Your achilles tendon attaches from your calf muscle to the ...Read more


Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

The inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more