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Doctor insights on: How Long Is The Healing Time For A Pulled Tendon In My Foot

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Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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How long of a healing time for a tendon in the top of my foot to heal? Feltlike i had a charlie horse on the top of my foot.

Tendon healing: It really is a variable thing to talk about healing times for tendons. If the tendon is cut, crushed or just bruised it will heal differently. It may take more than a month. Protect and rest the area. If you tore the tendon or cut the tendon you should see help from your podiatrist. ...Read more

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Is tendon transfer surgery only for hands? Can a tendon transfer be performed on feet as well or is it just a treatment that can currently be performed on hands? .

Is tendon transfer surgery only for hands? Can a tendon transfer be performed on feet as well or is it just a treatment that can currently be performed on hands?

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Tendon : Tendon transfers are well described for treating muscular imbalances in the foot and ankle. They are not only for the hands and upper extremities. An orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon can evaluate you and determine whether the condition you have is appropriate for such a procedure. ...Read more

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I seem to injure my tendons easily and when injured take a long time to heal is this normal and how can I prevent injury and speed healing wen I do ?

I seem to injure my tendons easily and when injured take a long time to heal is this normal and how can I prevent injury and speed healing wen I do ?

Stretching: It is certainly important to stretch and perform "warm-up" exercises before any physical activity. That would help decrease the chances of getting a strain or tendon injury. As we age, it is important to rest and take any rx'd meds to decrease inflammation before returning to moderate activity, to allow the best healing possible in the most efficient time frame, hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hurt foot 1 week ago. Had x-rays. No fractures, severe sprain. Can't bear weight. How long will pain/swelling last? How long on crutches? Healing time

Hurt foot 1 week ago. Had x-rays. No fractures, severe sprain. Can't bear weight. How long will pain/swelling last? How long on crutches? Healing time

Depends on the cause: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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