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Tendon Problems

Also known as Achilles Tendon Problems

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  • 9 weeks since rupture, surgery now advised

    Hello... Wonder if anyone has experience of surgery late into recovery?  Been 9 weeks since rupture, initially just Thomson test performed and advised no surgery option, cast for 6.5 weeks, boot for 2.5 weeks Transferred to different hospital (house move), initial discussion on transfer  …

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  • Achilles Snap/Rupture

    Hi I’m really hoping for some advice please.My partner has snapped his Achilles been in temp plaster for 2 weeks and now has a Vaco pad boot. He was given a even up sole for the other foot, but he is still very unbalanced and we are trying to find a way to build up the  foot so that it is more …

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  • insertional achilles tendonitis

    For about a month my foot was really sore when stepping on it. Finally went to my dr and she sent me to a foot doctar. Went there Tues and he did xray and said i have insertional achilles tendonitis. Gave me shoe inserts and put me in a boot.. I went to work 10 hours and first time back to work …

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  • I have a small lump on my palm.

    So i have a small lump on the inside of my palm. It moves when i move my middle finger. It doesnt hurt and its been there for at least 6 months. Amybody else have this problem??

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  • Peroneal Brevis Tendon Surgery - Post-Op

    I’m ten weeks post-op from Peroneal Brevis Tendon surgery, and had been healing fine and progressively getting better. I haven’t re-injured the foot or ankle, and PT has been going smoothly with no problems at all. The past few nights however, I’ve been waking with incredible aches at my incision, …

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  • 6 weeks since I ruptured achilles tendon.

    I ruptured my achilles tendon (full rupture) on the 9/6/17. Would like to tell people how I have got on since. After diagnosis I was placed in a cast for 1 week then put into a air boot for 5 weeks. From day 1 I haven't really suffered any pain only the odd discomfort. 1st week in the boot I …

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  • Complete Rupture Achilles Tendon

    Hi! All, I had Achilles Tendon surgery 4 1/2 months ago for a partial rupture, according to my Doctor did great. I was walking in regular sneakers at 4 months. Then Thursday night a week ago, I stepped in a hole and you can quess the rest. I completely ruptured the same Tendon . I am having 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. …

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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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  • Full Weight bearing 6 weeks after ankle reconstruction

    Hello everyone so I sprained my ankle years ago and ever since then I’ve had instability and I finally decided to go to a physical therapist and he did an x-ray and told me I had torn tendons and I needed ankle reconstruction surgery and it has been 6 weeks since the surgery and I went back for a …

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  • Still not walking on my own 3 moths post peroneus brevis surgery

    I had my surgery in April and was non weight bearing for over 8 weeks. Stated PT 2nd week of June. It’s been about 6 weeks and still can’t put full weight on my foot . Using cam boot and walker to get around my house. Lots of pain and really painful when I use a regular sneaker. So far I’m 25% …

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  • Heel Pain - Walking Boot

    Hello All- Tore my achilles about 6 weeks ago (March 27), and had surgery about 4.5 weeks ago. Was in a splint for a week, and then a cast for 3 weeks. Last Thursday I had my cast taken off and I was put in a walking boot. I have actualy experienced more pain in my heel and the outside of my foot …

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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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  • Full body tendon degeneration

    Still trying to understand why all of my tendons keep inflaming. Still searching for answers and need help. My history 46 female. History long term fitness  Had tendonitis left ppt ankle. Patellar tendinitis left knee Tendonitis right elbow Mild bursitis left Achilles Most resolved but acts …

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  • I am stressed

    I am 18 and my height is 5 ft my friends make fun of me i am getting ashamed of my self what should i do to increase my height and will it increase ??

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  • my healing from achille rupture

    Hi, i d posted some questions to this forum when ı ruptured my achille tendon 3 months ago, and this forum was helpful for who seek some advise. So i want to share my progress and advises maybe it would be helpful to someone. I m forty year, male , ruptured my right achille tendon fully while …

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  • At 18 months after surgery

    Hi, I'm hoping to get some feedback from others on their recovery, particularly folks who had a full tear and surgery. I had surgery in January 2017.  I'm not as active as I would like to be and I know I'm definitely more tentative when exercising.  I'm 46 and getting …

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  • Should I be walking on this foot?

    Just got the results of my MRI. I've had 17 sessions of PT with no improvement. My next appointment is over 2 week's away. Should I be walking on this foot? Here r the results: 1) High grade tear of tibialis posterior tendon-2.5cm long beginning at the level of the medial malleolus . 2) …

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  • Achilles tendinitis

    I've been struggling with Achilles tendinitis in my left ankle since I damaged it dancing in 2012. In August 2017 it got very bad and I was off work for 3 weeks, and have not really been normal since. In around October 2017 I damaged my right Achilles when I was cycling to work. Because the …

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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 …

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  • Weird pins and needle in lower leg, what is it?

    Hello, About an hour or two ago I noticed I had this weird pins and needle sensation in my lower right leg and ankle area. It's only on the front part of my lower leg and the inside of my ankle. As the time has gone by it's gotten worse. Sharper, and gone a little higher up. There's …

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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 …

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  • Extensor tendon injured on right hand, can i fully recover movement?

    4 years ago i hurt my wrist by punching something out of frustration. After alot of research i discovered that my extensor tendon was damaged in some way. This was my “diagnosis” after not being able to extend my pinky finger (where the injury is) followed by swelling. The swelling wnet down …

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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 …

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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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  • 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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