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Achilles tendon healspur

Posted by Don Walkinshaw on 4/25/02 at 21:38 (081141)

I am trying to find out if there is an alternate to surgery to have this removed..

Re: Achilles tendon healspur

DR Zuckerman on 4/26/02 at 03:06 (081163)

Hi

It the spur is part of the achilles tendon insertion and is chronic then ESWT is a consideration for this problem. We have used ESWT very effectively for chronic insertional achilles tendonitis

Re: Achilles tendon healspur

DR Zuckerman on 4/26/02 at 03:06 (081163)

Hi

It the spur is part of the achilles tendon insertion and is chronic then ESWT is a consideration for this problem. We have used ESWT very effectively for chronic insertional achilles tendonitis