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What activities am I allowed to do with Achilles tendonitis?

What activities am I allowed to do with Achilles tendonitis?

Try cycling, swimmin: Swimming is the best. Try cycling too. I would avoid negatives, toe raises, and treadmills. ...Read more

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Achilles Tendonitis (Definition)

Described as an inflammation of the tendon that connects the calf ...Read more


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What am I allowed to do with tendonitis?

What am I allowed to do with tendonitis?

Tendonitis: There are all sorts of problems falling into the category of tendonitis, some more injury related, some more inflammatory. Generally speaking, the best initial treatment is rest or modification in use of the problem area. One could also use some form of inflammatory if not medically contraindicated. ...Read more

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How to know what I am allowed to do with Achilles tendonitis?

How to know what I am allowed to do with Achilles tendonitis?

Achilles : If you have been diagnosed by a dr. With achilles tendonitis you should be told to rest it and not do any type of activity that will inflame the area. Rest ice compression and elevation is the gold standard. If u self diagnosed see a dr. Before it gets worse. ...Read more

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What athletic activities can I still do with patella tendinitis?

What athletic activities can I still do with patella tendinitis?

Minimize impact: Patellar tendinitis is also known as "jumper's knee". Activities that involve any impact or jumping need to be avoided. Activities such as swimming are recommended. ...Read more

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What activities should I do with patella tendinitis?

Gentle stretching.: Once you've iced, taken some anti-inflammatories (like ibuprofen, naproxen) and rested a little (avoid running and jumping initially after an injury), then you can work in some gentle quad stretching and strengthening exercises. Eccenentric quad exercises work well. Things to avoid: deep lunges. Lunges don't make kneecaps happy. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can/should I not do with patellar tendonitis?

What can/should I not do with patellar tendonitis?

See an orthopedist: You should see an orthopedist and have the knee evaluated. Exercises and NSAIDs may help. Physical therapy can also be useful. ...Read more

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What jobs am I able to do with a fractured ankle?

What jobs am I able to do with a fractured ankle?

Anything sitting: You need to be sitting and keeping wieght off the ankle. ...Read more

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What exercise can't I do with tendinitis? Should i avoid exercising if I have tendinitis?

Avoid overuse: Tendonitis is most often really a "soft tissue fatigue fracture" the tendon wears out because as we get older than 20 - 30 our tissues heal more slowly. Tennis elbow, shoulder "bursitis" , achilles tendonitis and patellar tendonitis are usually really tendonosis. The failure of micro trauma (usually from overuse) to heal. Rest and gentle eccentric exercises can often resolve symptoms in time. ...Read more

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Will i still be able to do yoga with patellar tendonitis?

Yes: You probably can do yoga with a diagnosis of patella tendinitis you will probably have more problems if you run, jump, or do aerobic classes. ...Read more

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I am 16 and what exercise should I do to grow taller ? I Don't participate in sports like badminton or basketball. I just need to know what strecthes

I am 16 and what exercise should I do to grow taller ? I Don't participate in sports like badminton or basketball. I just need to know what strecthes

Depends on puberty!: If you have a healthy diet and exercise daily with gentle stretching you will keep fit. Your final height depends on whether you have had your growth spurt, the height of your biological parents (genetics), and also what your height percentiles have been throughout your life. Your PMD can review with u! Stretches do not make you grow but are needed to prevent injury/improve performance. Best. ...Read more

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What activities can I do with a torn ACL before surgery?

What activities can I do with a torn ACL before surgery?

Prehab: The most important focus of the "pre-hab" stage prior to surgery is on your range of motion, quadriceps strength and hamstring flexibility. Your surgeon may suggest formalized physical therapy to assist in these exercise progressions. ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid injury if i want to do track, lacrosse and alpine skiing this year?

What can I do to avoid injury if i want to do track, lacrosse and alpine skiing this year?

Train for them: That means 1. Good diet. 2. Physical fitrness that can only be achieved through plenty of hard exercise. ...Read more

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What to do if I have Achilles tendon injury. Help!?

See a podiatrist: This can be serious and needs to have a tear ruled out. Try elevation of the heel to take pressure off of the achilles, compression wrap and ice. ...Read more

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Believe I have developed patella tendinitis, what can I do to stop the pain when being active. Running, jumping, lifting, Ect....

Believe I have developed patella tendinitis, what can I do to stop the pain when being active. Running, jumping, lifting, Ect....

Patellar tendonitis: Inflammation which we commonly feel as pain is the bodies way of letting us know that something is wrong. Most of the time when it involves the knee cap,it is a result of doing too much ( eg running) too quickly. So. One of the best ways to help yourself is to decrease at least by a third the frequency and length of time doing the activity. One can also help by using ice, stretching, taking NSAIDs ...Read more

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I have plantar fasciitis. What exercises can I do at the gym to lose some weight? Thank you.

I have plantar fasciitis. What exercises can I do at the gym to lose some weight? Thank you.

Anything...: You can tolerate. Try a lot of excercise forms that don't require a lot of weightbearing. Use supportive insoles (like spenco total support) and otc nsaid's like aleve (naproxen). ...Read more

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I have runners knee syndrome and I use to do gymnastics. Would i be able to do that again or would that hurt my knees more?

Maybe with Rehab: If you appropriately rehab your injury and have no structural abnormality with your knee you should be able to return to all activities. Seek out the care of a sports medicine specialist and always remember to let pain be your guide with your activity level. ...Read more

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What should I do for exercise if I have Achilles tendinitis?

What should I do for exercise if I have Achilles tendinitis?

Eccentric Loading: Besides foot and calf stretching, studies have shown that eccentric loading exercises work best for resolving achilles tendonitis. An example of eccentric loading would be standing on a double step and jumping off landing on the balls of the feet. ...Read more

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Achilles Tendon (Definition)

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


Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

The inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more