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Tendonitis Ball Of Foot
Pain and: Inability to move without pain. Tendons begin as muscle, and when the muscle contracts, the tendon is pulled and the other end, attached to bone, produces movement. Tendons receive a poor blood supply, so they can take a long time to heal. There are many treatments, but the most important one is rest. If you think you have tendonitis, bring your foot to a podiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: Tendinitis is a condition when tendons are damaged and inflamed. Common causes of tendinitis are overexertion, strain, injury, repetitive movements, and sudden or unaccustomed movements. Treatment may include: anti-inflammatory medication and immobilization. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rest the foot: Take the strain off the tendon that has the pathology. Ice it. ...Read more
I have Achilles tendonitis and they told me to use a stretch band to pull around my foot what resistance level should I use?
Stretch cautiously!: When the achilles is inflamed or strained, i would stretch with caution. If you are using the elastic bands, that sounds like you are doing passive stretching. This is safer than active (weight bearing stretches). The thing to keep in mind with this injury is you want to stretch the achilles tendon without causing further injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
possible...: Tendonitis implies inflammation/irritation of the tendons - in this case, the extensor ones on the top of the foot. When they become inflamed, they swell and in turn can compress the cutaneous nerves that are on the top (dorsal) aspect of the foot and can conceivably cause tingling. ...Read more
I have pain on the top of my right foot, ( i'm guessing tendonitis) my foot and ankle are swollen. What is best to treat it?
Try orthotics: Go to a good running shoe store in your area and try some powersteps or order them online. A frequent cause of dorsal foot pain is the collapse of the joint as time goes by. This is a step you can try yourself before you see a foot doc. If that doesn't work, go see a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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