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Stretched Achilles Tendon
Eccentric : Excercises, kindly google for demonstrations....Get a more detailed answer ›
When i stretch my achilles' tendon, which has tendonopathy.. It feels like it is tearing! is it tearing? It is painful! should I stop stretching?
I think I may have over stretched my Achilles tendon because I havent danced for months & my ankle hurts to flex. what can I do to help it?
You may have : An equinis deformity or contracted steer muscle group whether it be the Achilles' tendon or gastrocnemius muscle. I'm not sure if you wear high heels but high heels cause the Achilles to contract and so they are not particularly healthy for the tendon. Eccentric excercises, stretching are good, you may need the help of a physical therapist. ...Read more
Every time I stretch my Achilles tendon by kneeling, I get a sharp pain and sometimes even a popping sensation. I have had this for about 2 weeks. Oh, and by the way, I am a cross country runner in the middle of my summer training. What could be wrong?
Achilles pain: KaelenG276~ you have Achilles tendonitis and with all the popping and squeezing going on I would be fearful that you were imminently going to rupture the tendon. STOP RUNNING STAT ! Make an appt to see an Orthopedic, Podiatrist, or an PT who specializes in Sports Medicine to concur. DO NOT RUN TILL YOU HAVE DONE THIS ! Apply some ice if painful but DO NOT STRETCH till one of the specialists say so ...Read more
What does it mean when i stretch to much and knee and around my knee, and my achilles' tendon swell up? Injured it a few years ago from a high fall.
Stretch: That would indicate doing less so as not to injure the area and getting it evaluated. ...Read more
Can someone help me verify that this is an Achilles tendon injury? It feels tight and hurts when i stretch.
My left Achilles tendon started popping when I stretch my calf (I run track). It doesn't hurt much, but should I be worried it's something worse?
What type of streches/exercises can I do to at home to stretch my 10 months old baby's Achilles tendon; ankles are very tight and never puts foot flat?
See doctor first: I would not advise doing any stretches on your baby's feet or ankles without first checking with the pediatrician, preferably a pediatric orthopedist or podiatrist. While stretching may be helpful, it can also cause problems such as subluxing joints or tearing or rupturing soft tissues (tendons, ligaments, nerves, blood vessels). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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