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Achilles Tendonitis.

Achilles tendinitis is an injury to the achilles tendon caused due to overuse. Achilles is a tissue band that connects calf muscles to the heel bone. It is a common presentation in athletes when they suddenly run for a longer time with more intensity. There may be tendon rupture in severe cases that may need surgical correction. Pain and stiffness in the morning are the usual symptoms. Increase the physical activity slowly, make proper shoe selection, and do regular stretches and strengthening exercises.

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Is it normal to experinece pain after deep tissue massage to tight calf muscles?

Query: Hello doctor, I was suffering from minor Achilles tendinopathy and visited a physiotherapist today to get it checked. During the session, he performed some deep tissue massage on the calf (which was very tight) to relax it, which was very painful. After the massage, I experienced sharp pains while w...  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your concern. Sometimes, usually, they try to break the trigger points, and it would have caused discomfort. The technique itself is pro-inflammatory techniques and will induce some more inflammation so that healing happens. So do not worry. Now, I request yo...  Read Full »

I have an uncomfortable feeling in my right foot. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, On my right leg, I am unable to pull my foot back and stretch my calf. This creates an uncomfortable feeling quite often as it always feels like I need to stretch it. I am not sure if this would have anything to do with my ankle being rolled on the same leg (right) earlier in the year. Ho...  Read Full »

Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Well, your condition might have occurred due to tightness of the Achilles tendon or calf muscle tightness.We need to check for any kind of ankle mortise popping out of position. Sometimes, the talus bone gets locked up due to unusual twisting.There might be strain due t...  Read Full »

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