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My brother was diagnosed with Achilles tendonitis. Any tips or suggestions for him?

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Dr. Ario Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Rest, calf stretch

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: Rest, calf stretch

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. 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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