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Tendonitis Ankle Treatment
What's the best course of treatment for tendonitis of the ankle? How much time should it take to heal?
Depends: There are quite a few tendons that surround the ankle, tendonitis at back of the ankle is different than tedonitis over the inner aspect and that on the outer aspect. Best course of treatment is based on evaluation of the tendon(s) and the underlying cause and time taken depends on these as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neck, shoulder, lower back, knee, ankle pain. Tendonitis that don't recover. Docs can't find structural problem. Chronic pain? Gait? Treatment option?
Ankle MRI report - ant tib tendon bowing, tendonitis in ant tib, tenosynovitis in posterior tib, mild tendonitis in Achilles'. Best treatment?
Cold compresses help: I have found that tendinitis frequently responds to application of cold compresses, particularly gel devices kept in a freezer which when applied to tendinitis will cut the inflammation down and provide comfort without the potential side effects of listed medications (which help as well but can cause considerable side effects). Such gel devices can be found in drug stores (OTC). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RICE: Rest, ice, compress, elevate. Avoid doing the activity that is causing you to have the tendinitis. Once you feel better, slowly return to the activity until toleration. See a podiatrist for further treatments as well. You may need anti inflammatory meds as well. ...Read more
Are there any other treatments for tendonitis in the ankle other than taking antinflamatories and icing?
Compression or a brace for ankle tendonitis? Other home care treatments? Swelling & pain. Thank you!
I have been diagnosed with very bad case of ankle pain and Achilles tendinitis he prescribed tramadol 3 times. a day but since I started physical therapy pain has gotten worse so was wondering if there something else I could take with it or if it be wort
I have been suffering from inner ankle pain for 6months. I suspect it to be post tib tendonitis and it is still painful. What can I do to cure this?
See a podiatrist: There is obviously a problem that needs further exam and treatment. ...Read more
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