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Achilles Tendon (Definition)

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


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I have pain in the back of both of my heels just below my Achilles severe to the touch but doesn't always hurt while walkin running ect but does after?

Tendoniitis: You may have achilles tendonitis and need to off-load and ice those areas. I agree with other posts, as you may have other unlying pathology that needs to be addressed as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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My Achilles' tendon hurts like a nife in the back of my tendon when I try to run walk or stand. What should I do? I run around 6 miles a day.

My Achilles' tendon hurts like a nife in the back of my tendon when I try to run walk or stand. What should I do? I run around 6 miles a day.

Achilles heel: it might be tendinosis ( partial tearing) or just a tight tendon. If it's not swollen it might just be tightness that needs PT. if there are any gross structural changes ie swelling I would rec an MRI. If there are structural changes you might need immobilization. ...Read more

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Pulled my right ankle last Friday and hurt my left one running on concrete, I have pain near the Achilles and it throbs up my leg, what could this be?

Tendinitis: you probably strained ligaments in your ankle and possibly the Achilles tendon and your other ankle. These are minor and Charise which can become inflamed and are often treated with anti-inflammatory medications, rest, and ice. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, I have a soft tissue bulge that protrude when i run in my Achilles tendon and disappear when i don't. Hurts at times. Assist please.

Hello doctor, I have a soft tissue bulge that protrude when i run in my Achilles tendon and disappear when i don't. Hurts at times. Assist please.

Most likely muscle: Hernia, usually there is a sleeve of tissue around that area, sometimes get weak or injured , when you run the muscle get swelling and escaped from the weak spot. ...Read more

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My lower calf muscle one inch above my Achilles really hurts. It feels like it might be strained. What do I do so I can keep running in the future?

My lower calf muscle one inch above my Achilles really hurts. It feels like it might be strained. What do I do so I can keep running in the future?

Stretching an rest: Overuse injuries including achilles tendon tendonitis are common. The key is resting, crosstraining and stretching for 10 to 14 days before running again. ...Read more

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I'm running in minimalist shoes. Is this a bad idea? I haven't gotten hurt beyond soft muscle injuries (sore calves and occasionally sore Achilles).

I'm running in minimalist shoes. Is this a bad idea? I haven't gotten hurt beyond soft muscle injuries (sore calves and occasionally sore Achilles).

Maximun per Minimum.: If using minimalist shoes is allowing you to achieve you goals with a minimum of disruption, then by all means, they're good for you. If, however, your running is being disrupted by plaguing soft tissue concerns, especially at age 35, then perhaps you need to rethink your priorities. ...Read more

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While running felt a "pop" in my achilles?

Ice it ,: See a foot/ankle specialist asap. Walk on your tippy toe if you had to walk. You may of ruptured the tendon, ...... ...Read more

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