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Understanding Your Diagnosis Of Achilles Tendonitis by Shilah C. Azib Posted Thu 11 Feb 2010 11:53pm Achilles Tendonitis occurs in approximately 11% of runners and is usually a result of overusenot training properly or working on hard surfaces or up hill too much. Achilles tendonitis is slow to heel because the Achilles tendon has a normally poor blood supply which slow the healing process. How do you know if you have Achilles ... Read on »
Achilles Tendonitis by Jennifer F. Posted Thu 10 Sep 2009 8:23pm The Achilles tendonalso known as the heel cordis the longest tendon in the body. It travels down the back of the leg and attaches to the heel bone. It functions to raise the heel off the ground. A common disorder that can affect this tendon is known as Achilles tendonitis. Achilles tendonitis is simply inflammation of the Achilles tendon ... Read on »
Runner Therapy: Confusing Medical Words Describing Achilles Pain by irunnerblog Posted Wed 28 Jul 2010 8:55am Question: I have a friend who is in good shape and stays in shape by playing in a soccer league.  A few weeks back he was playing in a game and with no contact from another player ended up rupturing his achilles.  The doctor said that there was really nothing he could do.  My question is how common are ruptured achilles for runners and wha ... Read on »
Alex Trebek Tore Achilles Tendon...What Next? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Thu 28 Jul 2011 2:10pm It has just been released that Alex Trebek tore his Achilles tendon while fighting off a burglar in his hotel. Wow! So now what? Alex should be expecting surgery to fix that torn Achilles tendon and a year long recovery. In trauma situations, the Achilles tendon can be injured by sudden forceful movements of the foot against the leg. Or blunt ... Read on »
Taking Care Of Your Achilles Tendonitis by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sun 04 Jul 2010 9:31am If you experience pain, tenderness or inflammation of your heel you probably have Achilles tendonitis. A doctor can do a physical examination to determine if you indeed have Achilles tendonitis. The doctor will take a medical history, complete a physical examination, and may take x-rays or blood work to rule out other medical causes ... Read on »
Ways To Reduce Tendonitis Symptoms by Shilah C. Azib Posted Tue 13 Apr 2010 8:22pm Tendonitis is described as inflammation, swelling, and irritation of a tendon. It is a painful condition that is most often felt at the tendon insertion site. Tendons are bands of fibrous material that attach muscle to the bone. Tendonitis usually occurs in middle or old age and develops when people have used the same motion ove ... Read on »
Tendonitis Cures by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 24 May 2010 1:51am Tendonitis is described as inflammation, swelling, and irritation of a tendon. It is a painful condition that is most often felt at the tendon insertion site. Tendons are bands of fibrous material that attach muscle to the bone. Tendonitis usually occurs in middle or old age and develops when people have used the same motion over an ... Read on »
Run Well: Achilles Tendinopathy by Amy H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Aug 2009 10:08pm We are excited to kick off a new series in partnership with Sports Injury Clinic.   www.sportsinjuryclinic.net    This site has been a well used site by me over the last year as I have worked through various injuries.  It provides the right amount of detail about the injury and tips on treatment as well.   And while we hope you don' t ... Read on »
Lupus, Cipro and Tendon TLC by Lupus Adventurer Posted Wed 07 Aug 2013 7:21pm Cipro 500 mg Tablets During my recent hospitalization for a severe urinary infection, the intravenous antibiotic that was administered for two days was Cipro ( ciprofloxacin ), followed by ten more days of tablets.  While writing the prescription for me to take home, the doctor sat down to talk with me in the hospital room.  She cautio ... Read on »
Runner Therapy: Home Remedies for Achilles Tendonitis by irunnerblog Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 6:50am As the countdown to the NYC is well under way I, of course, am slammed at work. As I sit in my cab this morning on my way in at 6:45, 4 runners just passed by on their way to Central Park, clearly on one their last runs before the race. Today, 5 of my patients will come in with Achilles tendonitis. For those of you with Achilles issues, ... Read on »