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Tendon Problems

Also known as Achilles Tendon Problems

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    Tendon rupture

    3 years ago I had a tendon repair which failed 6 months later, so I had a tendon reconstruction which consisted of transferring the flexor digitorum Longus to repair the posterior tibial tendon, and calcanenus ( shifting the heel bone ) June 2017 the screws were removed it was touching tissue and possibly...

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  • Partial (high-grade) gluteus medius tear

    Wrote in weeks ago, but maybe I was on the wrong discussion group - but would love to hear from anyone who had an accident and partially tore the GM tendon. It certainly interferes with a lot, and they don't like doing surgery there, but was a jogger for 25 years, yet now it hurts to walk. Thus,...

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  • Still in pain after Achilles surgery

    I had Achilles reconstruction surgery back on December 20, 2016. I'm still in pain almost 5 months later. I'll give a little history. I started having heel pain in January 2016. Doctor told me I had tendonitis. I started with physical therapy and it unfortunately did not help. I wore a boot...

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  • Tendon rupture

    3 years ago I had a tendon repair which failed 6 months later, so I had a tendon reconstruction which consisted of transferring the flexor digitorum Longus to repair the posterior tibial tendon, and calcanenus ( shifting the heel bone ) June 2017 the screws were removed it was touching tissue and possibly...

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  • Waiting time for Achilles tendon surgery on the NHS?

    I completely ruptured my Achilles tendon 3 weeks ago. From the start I requested surgery. A week later I saw a specialist and reiterated my request for surgery. He said he was putting me on the waiting list and I would get the surgery in 1-2 weeks.  However, it's been two weeks and I haven't...

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  • Ruptured Achilles 4 weeks ago

    Been reading everyones comments and decided to post. Ruptured mine 4 weeks ago had surgery and was in a splint for 4 weeks and was just put into a walking boot with 4 wedges yesterday and was told i can fwb. I got home and started with two crutches felt fine then went to one felt fine and then walked...

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  • Achilles rupture - some pain during healing

    I had a complete ruptured Achilles during a game of football. Hospital put me in a cast for 4 weeks then a boot. After 1 week in boot, hospital removed a wedge. They did this without examining he Achilles at all. I am meant to remove a second wedge myself tomorrow. However, I have been having some pain...

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  • Open Hip Tendon Repairs

    I had surgery for this 11 weeks ago. Gluteus Medius complete tear, Gluteus Minimus 50 percent tear. Bursectomy and removal of large bone spur. I had pain for seven years with the worst being the last two. It took a long time to get a proper diagnosis. Not every doctor knows everything. Be your own advocate...

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  • Ruptured achilles tendon 4 days ago.

    Hi All,  I have joined the long list of achilles rupture patients and it's been quite a shock to my mentality. I'm 69 and have been walking up to 6 miles at least weekly and cycling up to 35 miles twce weekly so its a shock to have to rest up for at least 4 months. My ruptures was nothing...

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  • Back to work after Insertional achilles surgery

    Wondering if anyone went back to work at 3 weeks after insertion achilles surgery?? My Achilles completely torn off the heal bone. Had to have tendon transfer and some type of staples for lengthiness. In cast for 6 weeks then I will be in boot for 6 as well. I went back to work at 3 weeks but swelling...

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  • Achillies torn?

    Last week I was running and felt a weird pop sensation in the back of my leg. There was no pain and I just have been letting it go. There is swelling more near my calf on the inside of my leg. I wonder if my Achilles is partially torn? I have had some tingling sensations in my Achilles as well since....

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  • Multiple tendonitis throughout body

    So I recently got back from my rheomotologst and they said all my blood work for autoimmune and disease were negative . I'm getting more and more frustrated being that they are unable to find what is causing my multiple tendon breakdown. Anyone got any ideas what could be causing it ?

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  • De Quervain's tenosynovitis

    Hi there, ​I wonder if anyone has suffered with De quervain's tendonitis? The tendonsat the base of the thumb where it meets the wrist joint become inflamed and painful, making extension of the thumb almost impossible due to the pain andstiffness. I also wonder if anyone has had this treated with...

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  • Achilles' tendon surgery and recovery time

    I ruptured my Achilles' tendon complete rupture on 11th October surgery on 17th been told 4 weeks in plaster visit after 2 weeks I assume to look at repair and re plaster? Then 4 weeks with boot and wedges when can I drive I have been signed off work 4 weeks want to go back asap as sick pay isn't...

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  • Achilles' tendon recovery .

    Been six weeks post op after surgery. Got hurt playing softball.  Started rehab about three weeks ago everything seemed to be going ok. Then a week ago, I was cleared to bare weight as tolerated in the walking boot . Fast forward, have more pain in my upper cast, my therapist was like what did you...

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  • Fell After Surgery

    I am six weeks out from my Achilles Tendon surgery (starting weight bearing today). I fell two days ago and landed on my injured foot and felt a pop. I went straight to the ER and after having three different people look at it I was told everything is fine besides the acute trauma I caused during the...

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  • Achilies tendon rupture

    I ruptured my achilles tendon 7 weeks ago and am currently in a boot with weight baring as comfortable. I am getting a burning sensation around achilies and heel wondered if this normal please

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  • 6 months of De Quervian's disease. Help

    I'm a 20 year old musician and my doctor told me I have this. I have been in pain for 6 months now and my mom believes that all I need is rest which I have given plenty of. I need more ideas, my doctor gave me medicine, but I can't stay on those forever, what should I do?

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  • Achilles looks ‘fat’ & hurts 8 months after op.

    Hi, I had a complete rupture of my Achilles heel in early October 2017 and had an operation a couple days after the rupture, to repair it. However, I’m still getting pain after walking, and the Achilles looks really fat. I asked for an ultra sound, which I got, and the ultrasound person said it looks...

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  • Enthesopathy of Hip

    Hey guys, does anyone have any experience with the Enthesopathy of the Hip? I have recently been diagnosed with it, but some of my symptoms are really strange so I´d like to hear your experiences. The part where the enthesis on my hips hurts mostly when sitting (which is odd, because it should actually...

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  • I have had mild Achilles Tendonitis for months now

    They said it's from a flexible arch, possibly with aggravating factors (age, weight, weight lifting). Had it for months now.  At first, I just took it easy in the gym and stretched.  Then went to orthopaedist and he gave me ViGel (anti inflammatory) and prescribed more stretching. Went...

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  • Achilles Tendon Surgery

    Hi! I had Achilles Tendon Repair Surgery and spur removal approximately 6 weeks ago; 1st week - soft cast; thereafter - bandage over incision, gauze wrap, ace bandage, NWB and very little swelling. I can truthfully say until recently I had no pain whatsoever. This past Friday, my stitches were finally...

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  • Achilles Tendon Repair/Bone Spur Removal

    Hi! I'm a 60 year old female. I had a partial rupture of my Achilles due to a huge bone spur pretty much shredding the Achilles. I went through all non-surgical procedures for approximately 6 months at which point my Doctor told me I had no other option other than surgery. Four weeks ago yesterday,...

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  • Bone spurs in my foot

    I had tendon surgery in November and I'm still having quite a bit of pain in my ankle. They did a CAT scan the other day and it showed a few bone spurs. Has anybody ever had that? What did you do to help with the pain I really don't want to have surgery again.

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  • Burning right heel, painful foot

    So my feet have been pretty sore this past week, right foot is much worse than the left, both knees are painful/burning feeling tbh lots of other joint issues i think, im going for some bloods next week. Dr said my ankle is swollen been on naproxen for 2 days, no improvement yet, still awful to walk...

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  • Achilles Rupture and Recovery Process

    Blew Achilles March 24, 2018 playing volleyball on hard surface. Heard a pop, like someone claped their hands next to me, and then felt like somebody had just kicked me in the back of the calf. I limped off the court and had a friend look at my ankle. He said it appeared to be an Achilles tendon rupture....

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  • Mallet Finger

    I had a mallet finger.The tendon on the back of my left ring finger was ruptured.I put a homemade splint on it to keep it straight.the tendon healed without surgery.

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  • What can be causing widespread tendon damage throughout my body

    I have developed widespread tendonitis throughout my whole body. It s in my arms ,elbows, shoulders, hips, knees and feet. What could be causing my tendons to be so weak and break down so easily ? Is it a specific defiency or maybe an autoimmune response? I m a 23 yr old male with semi active job.i...

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  • Achilles problems

    Hi went over my ankle at the gym six months ago and was in so much pain but my gp insisted that my Achilles wasn't damaged and that it needed six months to recover. After six months I was still walking with a limp so I went private and my mri scan has shown a full tear in my Achilles with a 2cm...

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  • achilles tendon surgery

    My husband is having surgery on a ruptured Achilles tendon today. we are going on holidays on 11 may which is 3 weeks ago. would it be ok to fly and travel then.  

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