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Doctor insights on: Sore Feet Tendons In Foot

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Are there any ointment you recommend for sore tendons in my foot?

Are there any ointment you recommend for sore tendons in my foot?

Mineral ice: Ben-gay all usually feel good for sore muscles.....Epsom salt baths help. Massage is useful as well. Consider an antiinflammatory medication like Motrin or alleve if no contraindication. ...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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I was walking up stairs and I felt a pop in my foot. It is a little sore. Did a tendon slip out of place?

I was walking up stairs and I felt a pop in my foot. It is a little sore. Did a tendon slip out of place?

See a physician: If you felt a 'pop' and are having pain and swelling, you may have ruptured a tendon or a ligament and a thorough examination by a physician is needed to ensure you are treated appropriately. ...Read more

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The outside of my foot feels sore/tight (Anterior and Inferiorly to the ankle), (could be the tendon/muscle..) Any idea what could it be?

The outside of my foot feels sore/tight (Anterior and Inferiorly to the ankle),  (could be the tendon/muscle..) Any idea what could it be?

Sore foot: Ms. Pierce: with little details to work on, it is hard to say. Are you a runner? Any previous injury to foot? Does it feel like "pins and needles?" It could be a mild inflammation of the fascia, but hard to say. Try a few days of aspirin or Motrin. I always recommend warm heat pads for a few days to see if any benefit. If not, you might want to consult an orthopedic provider. ...Read more

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My ankle hurts after 3wks recently went to pcp he said my tendon is tender but it keeps hurting to walk. Should I be walking on my foot?

My ankle hurts after 3wks recently went to pcp he said my tendon is tender but it keeps hurting to walk. Should I be walking on my foot?

Get evaluated: When someone has continued pain after trying conservative methods I would recommend an evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon or PMR Doctor. Physical examination and radiographs would be the usual place to start at this time. Good luck ...Read more

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I tore a tendon/ muscle on my left foot. Had gone for treatments. Foot still feels tender when I stand or walk. How long before foot heals.

I tore a tendon/ muscle on my left foot. Had gone for treatments. Foot still feels tender when I stand or walk. How long before foot heals.

Depends: How long it takes a tendon/muscle injury (sprain, strain, etc.,) to heal depends on how serious the injury is. Since you have needed therapy, then the injury is not a minor one. It is also more noticeable because the injury occurred on your foot, which you have to use to walk. (An injured little finger, is easier to deal with, since you don't have to use it as often). Your Doc can tell you best. ...Read more

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