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If you have Achilles tendonitis can te pain just throb and not go away and you not be able to put pressure on your foot without pain? I have been diagnosed with a calcaneal spur and the doctor say that te spur is what is aggrevating the Achilles but the

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In brief: Sounds

Like you have two different problems.
A posterior calcaneal spur can irritate the achilles.

In brief: Sounds

Like you have two different problems.
A posterior calcaneal spur can irritate the achilles.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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In brief: See below

If the spur is on the back of the heel at the level of the achilles tendon, then it may need surgical removal if conservative care is not effective.

In brief: See below

If the spur is on the back of the heel at the level of the achilles tendon, then it may need surgical removal if conservative care is not effective.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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In brief: Achilles tendonitis

The pain comes from the body's inability to repair the injured tissue.
Facilitating healing depends on increasing blood flow to the tendon, stimulating innate healing mechanisms, unburdening the immune system and correcting mechanical faults in the foot with an appropriate orthotic. This is addressed by a functional medicine protocol.

In brief: Achilles tendonitis

The pain comes from the body's inability to repair the injured tissue.
Facilitating healing depends on increasing blood flow to the tendon, stimulating innate healing mechanisms, unburdening the immune system and correcting mechanical faults in the foot with an appropriate orthotic. This is addressed by a functional medicine protocol.
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
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