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Painful Achilles tendon – how do I get rid of the pain?
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Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Achilles tendonitis
Otc ibuprofen, ice and possibly physical therapy are some options.
If pain is severe an MRI can be done to rule out a tear of the tendon.

In brief: Achilles tendonitis
Otc ibuprofen, ice and possibly physical therapy are some options.
If pain is severe an MRI can be done to rule out a tear of the tendon.
Dr. Christopher Nicora
Dr. Christopher Nicora
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Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Achilles tendonitis
Otc ibuprofen, ice and possibly physical therapy are some options.
If pain is severe an MRI can be done to rule out a tear of the tendon.

In brief: Achilles tendonitis
Otc ibuprofen, ice and possibly physical therapy are some options.
If pain is severe an MRI can be done to rule out a tear of the tendon.
Dr. Christopher Nicora
Dr. Christopher Nicora
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Physical therapy.
See a physician who can evaluate you, and provide you with a prescription for physical therapy.

In brief: Physical therapy.
See a physician who can evaluate you, and provide you with a prescription for physical therapy.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Very difficult
Rest, ice, very controlled stretching, anti-inflammatory medications, rest.

In brief: Very difficult
Rest, ice, very controlled stretching, anti-inflammatory medications, rest.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
heel lifts or ortothics may be helpful as well.
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