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I have Achilles tendonitis, do I need orthotics?

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Dr. Andrew Schneider
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Orthotics can help

Achilles tendinitis can be helped with orthotics.
I usually start my patients off with an otc insole and ultimately progress into custom orthotics. Best otc insoles are powerstep, spenco, and superfeet.

In brief: Orthotics can help

Achilles tendinitis can be helped with orthotics.
I usually start my patients off with an otc insole and ultimately progress into custom orthotics. Best otc insoles are powerstep, spenco, and superfeet.
Dr. Andrew Schneider
Dr. Andrew Schneider
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Dr. Cassandra Lee
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe

Achilles tendinitis has many causes.
If the tendon is inflammed, potential activity modification, icing, anti-inflammatory medication, stretching, and shoe inserts may be helpful.

In brief: Maybe

Achilles tendinitis has many causes.
If the tendon is inflammed, potential activity modification, icing, anti-inflammatory medication, stretching, and shoe inserts may be helpful.
Dr. Cassandra Lee
Dr. Cassandra Lee
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In brief: Achilles tendinitis

That is one of the recommended methods of treatment.

In brief: Achilles tendinitis

That is one of the recommended methods of treatment.
Dr. Raymond Stolarski
Dr. Raymond Stolarski
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In brief: Yes

Orthotics correct the foot pronation leading to achilles tendinitis.

In brief: Yes

Orthotics correct the foot pronation leading to achilles tendinitis.
Dr. Albert Larocca
Dr. Albert Larocca
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Dr. Steven Arbit
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Yes

Orthotics can be helpful especially in repeated cases of achilles tendonitis.

In brief: Yes

Orthotics can be helpful especially in repeated cases of achilles tendonitis.
Dr. Steven Arbit
Dr. Steven Arbit
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