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Is there a permanent solution for recurring Achilles tendonitis from being fat and having flat feet?
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No permanent answer
There is not a permanent solution to your problem. Obviously you can improve your condition by losing weight which relieves stress on your legs when you walk.
You may also benefit from stretching exercises for the achilles tendon and orthotic inserts for your flat feet.

In brief: No permanent answer
There is not a permanent solution to your problem. Obviously you can improve your condition by losing weight which relieves stress on your legs when you walk.
You may also benefit from stretching exercises for the achilles tendon and orthotic inserts for your flat feet.
Dr. Gregory Harvey
Dr. Gregory Harvey
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Dr. Eric Silvers
Podiatry
In brief: Heel lift
You may want to consider a custom orthotic with a heel lift.
In addition, surgical lengthening of the Achilles with flat foot repair are other options.

In brief: Heel lift
You may want to consider a custom orthotic with a heel lift.
In addition, surgical lengthening of the Achilles with flat foot repair are other options.
Dr. Eric Silvers
Dr. Eric Silvers
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
In brief: No
No permanent fixes.

In brief: No
No permanent fixes.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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