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Can someone give me some details on Achilles tendon injury?

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In brief: Yes

An achilles tendon injury is usually from direct trauma or from an overstretching injury.
The area becomes swollen , painful and difficult to walk on.

In brief: Yes

An achilles tendon injury is usually from direct trauma or from an overstretching injury.
The area becomes swollen , painful and difficult to walk on.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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In brief: Depends on severity

If the achilles tendon injury is minor or just inflamed like a tendonitis, it can be improved with rest, ice and nsaid.
Sometimes therapy can help along with stretching. If the tendon is totally torn, you may need a surgical repair to obtain the best result.

In brief: Depends on severity

If the achilles tendon injury is minor or just inflamed like a tendonitis, it can be improved with rest, ice and nsaid.
Sometimes therapy can help along with stretching. If the tendon is totally torn, you may need a surgical repair to obtain the best result.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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