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Can you tell me how to know if you have Achilles tendinitis?

Yes. You will experience swelling, pain and decreased motion in trying to touch your toes to the front of your leg. Read more...

What to do for cardio exercise if you have Achilles tendinitis?

Exercise . Swimming is great without using your feet too much also circuit weight lifting with sitting. Sit ups can increase heart rate as well when done quickly. Read more...
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 more...

What is Achilles tendinitis?

Tendon Inflammation. Irritation, swelling, inflammation of the achilles tendon. Can be caused by strain injury, direct contusion injury, degeneration from age, frictional direct irritation from ill-fitting shoewear. Identify the cause and eliminate it. Analyze shoewear carefully. Therapy is best treatment. Nsaids medicines are helpful, like ibuprofen, naproxen, etc. Usually spontaneously resolves with treatment. Read more...

How can I treat Achilles tendinitis?

See below. Initially, ice and rest. Strapping may help. Strtching exercises, orthotics and more supportive shoes will help long term. Read more...
Achilles pain. Achilles tendinosis vs tendinitis is a difference between a chronic and acute process. The chronic process indicates something which has been present for months and acute would be days/weeks. The acute process indicates inflammation, the first phase of healing. Chronic means statis and stalled healing. The acute injury should be guarded from further injury, chronic should have an Ultrasound/MRI. Read more...

What can I do for Achilles tendinitis?

Rest it. Ice it, heel lifts, massage, heat as well as ice can be helpful. Depending on severity sometimes immobilization like in a cam walker is helpful., physical therapy and eccentric excercises can be helpful as well. Read more...