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How did I get Achilles tendonitis?
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In brief: Trauma
Sports, over use, there are many causes. Even shoes can be a cause.

In brief: Trauma
Sports, over use, there are many causes. Even shoes can be a cause.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Overuse
Achilles tendonitis is an overuse syndrome like any other form of tendonitis.
It is cause by repeated activities that cause strain and micro tears in the tissues. The best treatment is rest, ice, antiinflammatories and occasionally splinting/immobilization.

In brief: Overuse
Achilles tendonitis is an overuse syndrome like any other form of tendonitis.
It is cause by repeated activities that cause strain and micro tears in the tissues. The best treatment is rest, ice, antiinflammatories and occasionally splinting/immobilization.
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Dr. Ryan Stanton
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In brief: Several ways
Most likely by overuse or over stretching or direct trauma.

In brief: Several ways
Most likely by overuse or over stretching or direct trauma.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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