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Achilles tendon injuries, tendonosis, tendonitis, tears, rupture, surgery, repair and recovery by melaniepoland Facebook Posted Wed 20 Oct 2010 12:19am I've started a blog about my personal experience with this very painful situation (and long recovery) with lots of details and resources.  Check it out!   Read on »
What Does an Achilles Tendon Tear Look Like? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Tue 11 Jun 2013 11:54am You have probably read several articles and heard on the news multiple times about someone famous tearing their Achilles tendon.  This is no simple fete.  The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the leg and the force it takes to tear it has to be significant.  Often it is a force that causes the foot to come up towards the leg sharply, causi ... Read on »
Jake Peavy’s Posterior Tibialis Tendon Tear by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm Christopher Hanewinckel/US Presswire San Diego Padres pitcher, Jake Peavy, was placed on the disabled list on June 13th (retroactive to June 9th) after an MRI revealed a tear in his posterior tibialis tendon. Peavy originally hurt his ankle during a May 22nd game, running the bases and trying to score. Continue Reading » Social Bo ... Read on »
Labral Tears and Pitchers by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:26pm Q: I've developed some issues with my right shoulder due mostly to pitching in baseball. I've had an MRI done recently and I've been working with an ART specialist as well. So here's the email I just received from my chiropractor: I just got your MRI results in, it shows tendonitis of the supraspinatus tendon and a small "hot spot ... Read on »
Peroneal tendon injuries by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 13 Mar 2012 7:47am Ongoing pain after an ankle sprain is common and can be due to peroneal tendon problems. This article describes the range of problems that can affect the peroneal tendons, and the treatment options available, including the role of keyhole surgeryA type of ... Read on »
Tendonitis In The Rotator Cuff by Shilah C. Azib Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 2:08pm A rotator cuff injury is an injury to one or more of the four muscles in the shoulder. This shoulder injury may come on suddenly and be associated with a specific injury such as a fall or it may be something that gets progressively worse over time with an activity that aggravates the muscle. The type of injury can range from an inflamma ... Read on »
David Beckham Tears Achilles Tendon by DrGibson Posted Sun 14 Mar 2010 7:08pm In a recent soccer game, David Beckham ends his run to play in a fourth World Cup when he tears his Achilles’ tendon . This is not a common problem for professional athletes, but is seen in weekend warriors more commonly. An Achilles tendon tear is an injury to the strongest tendon in the body. This injury can often require surgical corre ... Read on »
When to visit Orthopedic Surgeon by osteon80 Facebook Posted Thu 13 Oct 2011 2:03pm When to see your Orthopedic Surgeon about Shoulder Pain Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 Shoulder pain due to the rotator cuff is one of the most common complaints presenting to an orthopedic surgeon’s office. Fortunately, most rotator cuff disease is really inflammation of the rotator cuff and surrounding tissue, not an actual tear. In mos ... Read on »
Alex Trebek Tears Achilles Tendon by DrGibson Posted Thu 28 Jul 2011 9:00am While in San Francisco for the National Geography Bee, Alex Trebek chased down a criminal and assisted in her capture on Tuesday at 2:30pm and ruptured his Achilles tendon .  He states that he knew immediately of the injury because of the audible pop, feeling of a pop and associated pain.  He is now walking on crutches because of the injury.  The ... Read on »
It's Go for Prolo by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 7:00pm Tomorrow, I'll undergo prolotherapy for a torn rotator cuff tendon - the supraspinatus tendon. Prolotherapy is a series of injections using a mixture, generally, of saline and dextrose along with an anesthetic like Lidocaine.  The mixture of saline and dextrose is usually 12-15% and when injected into the injured tendon, causes some dehydrat ... Read on »