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What Should I Do For Exercise If I Have Achilles Tendonitis
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have a pool?: Swimming is a great exercise for patients with achilles pain, just watch the kicking. Also elliptical trainers are easy on the achilles if you keep your foot flat and do not raise up on the toes or forefoot. Biking can be ok depending if you have mid tendon tendinitis or insertional tendinitis. Try adjusting the seat height and place the pedal back farther than normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in back of heel: This is a painful inflammation of the achilles tendon which is located along the back of the lower leg and heel. Symptoms typically begin as pain or stiffness behind the heel. Pain can be especially bad with activity after a period of rest or with running and jumping. Risk factors for developing achilles tendinitis include overuse, lack of flexibility, and overpronation of your feet. ...Read more
My ankle's swollen on the inside & outside, it falls asleep, I can barely move it or walk on it, I got told I have Achilles tendinitis, it's nothealed?
See a physician: Achilles tendinitis will generally cause pain in the back of the ankle where the achilles tendon is palpable, the ankle falling asleep may represent a nerve problem. Swelling inside and outside is too far from the achilles tendon and may represent a different problem such as inflammation/tendinitis of a different tendon, trauma, arthritis, inflammatory disease, infection and rarely a blood clot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm pigeon toed, will this cause me any problems later on? Do i need corrective shoes? I have achilles. Tendinitis recently, could this be the cause?
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