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How Long Does Achilles Tendonitis Last
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on severity: May take several weeks with rest and proper foot wear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Healing time will depend on the treatment. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My Achilles tendonitis is so painful i can barely walk and exercise. How long will it take to disapear?
Get re-examined: It depends. Achilles tendonitis pain in the back of the heel, are you sure that's all you are dealing with? Get re-examined. Xrays can infer position of soft tissue but mainly highlight bone. To examine the achilles, an MRI would be warranted to check for damage - even a longitudinal tear which can be very subtle but result in lingering pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly...: If you have been diagnosed w/ Achilles tendinitis and have not improved w/ NSAIDs , stretching , rest, shoe lifts, etc. than an MRI May be indicated to look for areas of tendon degeneration . Best of Luck! ...Read more
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