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  • Anonymous Achilles Tendinitis

    • Age 35-54
    • Male
    • 154 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    26
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 0 - 6 Months
    • Repeat injury? No
      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs
      Not Improved
      Orthotics, Ice, Rest, Supportive Shoes
      Worsened

    One day woke up and my husband’s ankle was in pain. We let it be for about 3-4 days and it just gotten worse. We rest it and iced it and it didn’t improve. We went to see orthopaedic doctor, he injected an inflamtory Med needle and each day he took Arcoxia 120mg and he was better as he was able to walk. He was diagnosed Insertional Achilles Tendinosis. As we thought he was getting better but if he walks around 5000 steps for 2 days in a row, the pain will come again. He will take the Arcoxia for about 5 days and he will be ok again. This just keeps happening for the last 3 months. When he is walking, he can actually feel/hear the micro tear on his tendon. No idea what to do to get better as all the doctors just told us to Rest...

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  • Bala Achilles Tendinitis

    • Age 55+
    • Male
    • 170 lbs
    • 5' 7"
    • San Jose California
    28
    Mar2018
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
      Improved
      Orthotics, Eccentric Protocol, Heel Lifts
      Not Improved
      Ice, Cortisone Injection, Platelet Rich Plasma Injection, Rest,

    Limits walking and standing

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  • Anita Achilles Tendinitis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 140 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Fort Myers, Florida
    13
    Mar2018
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 6-18 Months
    • Repeat injury? No
      Almost Cured
      Boot, Night splint
      Improved
      Ice, Rest, Compression Socks
      Not Improved
      Worsened

    not only did I have pain when I woke up and started walking but also after sitting down for a few minutes and my ankle would swell significantly whenever I was standing in my feet. I felt like I was walking on a stick or lump.
    I was sick in December and proscribed short dose prednisone which made the pain and swelling go away within a day however the pain came back after a week. I began having trouble with balance and was bumping into things and felt like my foot was giving out. After the mri showed the Achilles and extensor tendons were involved with moderate damage and tendonosis to the distal 1/3 of the Achilles I was sent to orthopedic surgeon who bless him said wearing the boot and splint and sticking to strict tendon rest would do the same thing as the surgery for the calf muscle. He put me on a 17 day prednisone taper and ordered me to do a tall walking boot when I am up and night splint when I�m sleeping. I was told only take them off to shower and change. I�m not supposed to walk more than 300 consecutive feet with the boot and may use crutches for longer distances. I must not be on my foot for more than 20 minutes at a time and can�t lift more than 30 pounds. I also need to continue rice method. I am on week 5 of 6 and will be starting the next phase in one week for physical therapy and to progress into heel lift orthotic shoes.
    The pain again went away with the prednisone and has not come back. The light stretch of the splint and the immobilization from the boot have made a big difference in my calf. It is very soft compared to my other which is rather tight. So far I�m quite impressed with how good I�m feeling and hope which my continued strict adherence that I am cured.

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  • Janet Achilles Tendinitis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 96 lbs
    • 5' 4"
    • Australia
    25
    Oct2017
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 0 - 6 Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
      Improved
      Rest
      Not Improved

    Yes, the physio didn't give me a plan just said it will take at least 6 months with 2 -3 visits per week. She gave me one exercise to do daily. The massage makes me feel more rested but I can do my own massage with anti inflammatory creams without paying $90 per session.

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  • Charity Lynne Achilles Tendinitis

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    • 250 lbs
    • 5' 8"
    • Kirkwood.pa
    19
    Apr2017
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Repeat injury? Yes
      Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Stretching, Supportive Shoes, Night splint, Strengthening Exercises, Massage, Cortisone Injection, Ice, Physical Therapy
      Not Improved
      Rest

    I have sprained both ankles n broke my right ankle twice. I use voltarin cream n aspran cream n rub n exercise daily but still extremely painful they stay swollen. Affects my walking badly

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  • Anonymous Achilles Tendinitis

    • Age 55+
    • Female
    • 150 lbs
    • 5' 0"
    • 72701
    12
    Sep2016
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • Chronicity 6-18 Months
    • Repeat injury? No
    • Runner No
    • If Runner? change in mileage or terrain No
    • Doctor/Care Giver 72701
      Almost Cured
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs
      Improved
      Boot, Physical Therapy, Rest, Stretching, Compression Socks
      Not Improved
      Massage

    I want to learn about alternative measures. Any acupuncture, oils or etc.?

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  • Anonymous Achilles Tendinitis

    • Age < 18
    • Female
    • 5' 3"
    • Sydney, Australia
    12
    Jul2016
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • Chronicity 18+ Months
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Runner Yes
    • If Runner? change in mileage or terrain Yes
      Improved
      Physical Therapy, Rest, Taping, Heel Lifts, Stretching,