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How is Achilles tendonitis treated?

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Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Non operatively

Achilles tendinitis is best treated by rest from aggravating activities, use of a layered heel lift, and stretching exercises combined with anti inflammatories.
The treatment will not result in relief quickly. The regimen should be religiously followed for the first 6 weeks, and repeated until symptoms are diminished!

In brief: Non operatively

Achilles tendinitis is best treated by rest from aggravating activities, use of a layered heel lift, and stretching exercises combined with anti inflammatories.
The treatment will not result in relief quickly. The regimen should be religiously followed for the first 6 weeks, and repeated until symptoms are diminished!
Dr. Ario Kiarash
Dr. Ario Kiarash
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Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Treatments

I suggest seeking treatment for this quickly.
Learn from my mistakes. I ignored this condition myself for over five years to the point that traditional treatments including stretches, heel lifts, bracing, and eccentric strengthening didn't help. Newer treatments including ultrasounded guided tenotomy & prp finally helped me. People are also now using stem cell treatments as well.

In brief: Treatments

I suggest seeking treatment for this quickly.
Learn from my mistakes. I ignored this condition myself for over five years to the point that traditional treatments including stretches, heel lifts, bracing, and eccentric strengthening didn't help. Newer treatments including ultrasounded guided tenotomy & prp finally helped me. People are also now using stem cell treatments as well.
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Dr. Stephen Cohen
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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Rest

Rest, ice, compression, elevation and limited use.
Avoid running and jumping activities. In some cases a steroid injection may be performed, but may increase the chance of achilles rupture if not done properly.

In brief: Rest

Rest, ice, compression, elevation and limited use.
Avoid running and jumping activities. In some cases a steroid injection may be performed, but may increase the chance of achilles rupture if not done properly.
Dr. Craig Morton
Dr. Craig Morton
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