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Are firm dress shoes or tennis shoes ok for Achilles tendinitis?

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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
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In brief: Small heel

A shoe with a small heel usually helps best.

In brief: Small heel

A shoe with a small heel usually helps best.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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In brief: Either

Both shoes may help as long as the back of the shoe does not press at the insertion of the tendon on the back of the heel.
You may want to use a lift in the heel to take pressure off the achilles tendon.

In brief: Either

Both shoes may help as long as the back of the shoe does not press at the insertion of the tendon on the back of the heel.
You may want to use a lift in the heel to take pressure off the achilles tendon.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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