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My Achilles tendon always hurts. Does it have to do with the type of shoes?

My Achilles tendon always hurts. Does it have to do with the type of shoes?

It can: Shoes of varying types can cause pain to the achilles attachment (tendon) or associated bursa. Several mechanisms can produce this from lack of arch support if you pronate to repetitive direct heel contact with the back part of the shoe. See a local foot specialist and they should be able to help. ...Read more

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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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What can one put in shoe when achilles' tendon removed?

What can one put in shoe when achilles' tendon removed?

This woulda: Depend on the function of your foot. You may need a brace if the foot is not functioning properly. If it is then why do you need anything? ...Read more

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What is the best shoe after Achilles tendon rupture?

What is the best shoe after Achilles tendon rupture?

Heel lift.: A walking boot, with a heel lift, to place your foot in a "toe point" position, is optimal for healing. ...Read more

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Which type of shoes can I wear after Achilles tendon surgery?

Regular shoes : After you fully recover from surgery, shoe gear modification is not really necessary. If there is not scarring on the back of the heel, then any shoe would be fine. However, you will need time to fully recover. Remember elite athletes who suffer from this injury often need a long time to recover. Please be patient and take care of yourself and listen to your doctors advice. ...Read more

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How can I heal hurt Achilles tendon?

RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Use a heel lift in your shoes to take pressure off the achilles tendon. If persists see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What can cause my Achilles tendon to hurt?

Overuse: It could be over stretch from too much activity. Trauma would create pain. ...Read more

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What can I do if my Achilles tendon hurts.What to do?

It needs treatment: When the achilles tendon is sore it is strained. The inflammation must be reduced along with reasonable rest to allow this to heal. Physical therapy can really speed up healing time. ...Read more

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Achilles Tendon (Definition)

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