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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
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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
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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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