Orthopedics Community
Achilles tendon lengthening
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to orthopedics, back pain, bone or joint pain, broken bones, hip or knee replacement, neck and shoulder pain, orthopedic surgery, spinal injury, sports injury, and tennis elbow.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Achilles tendon lengthening

I had Achilles tendon lengthening surgery in both feet when i was 18 due to having walked toe heel for 18 years and even 3 years after surgery I have this slightly painful tension in my lower and upper heel areas whenever I bend my foot forward like when i bend my foot forward while stepping (like to bend over or to dash and move quickly). My question is are there any ways (like for example exorcises) to make this go away and is there a risk of injury if I were to do something like say fencing in spite of this. I wouldn't want to get into something that may hurt me.
Related Discussions
1711789_tn?1361311607
Hi there!

It would be difficult to comment specifically without a detailed clinical evaluation or the relevant clinical details. Though physiotherapy may be beneficial to improve movement, it is still best advised to avoid sudden stressful movements around the ankle to put strain on the tendon. You may like to discuss the situation with your treating orthopedician or physiotherapist.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Orthopedics Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Orthopedics Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
JD1963
Little River, SC
7721494_tn?1405368662
Blank
philnoir
Front Range, CO