Achilles tendinitis

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Formally called Haglund deformity. An exostosis over the posterolateral aspect of the calcaneus caused by recurrent friction, ± bursitis
Cause Multifactorial—e.g., abnormal mechanics leading to excess motion of calcaneus, congenital deformity of calcaneus, irritation from women’s shoes known as ‘pumps’
Management Open-heeled/flat shoes, moleskin padding of calcaneus, cryomassage, orthotics to control excess motion; surgical excision
Exam Positive 2-finger squeeze test

Achilles tendinitis

Sports medicine A condition characterized by pain and swelling along the tendon sheath proximal to the calcaneus Clinical Stiffness with ankle movement, tenderness, crepitus Imaging Usually nada, rarely, soft tissue thickening Management Physical therapy or brief immobilization, antiinflammatory agents
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According to orthope die surgeon Donald Rose, founding director of the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at NYL Langone, doctors who aren't familiar with treating dancers can mistake dancer-specific injuries like FHL tendonitis or os trigonum syndrome for the more widely seen Achilles tendonitis. A misdiagnosis could lead to a physical therapy regimen that overlooks the true injury.
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MiMedx announced that the first patients have been randomized and enrolled in the company's Phase 3 Investigational New Drug clinical trial for MiMedx's micronized amniotic tissue, AmnioFix Injectable, in the treatment of Achilles Tendonitis. The design of the Phase 3 Achilles Tendonitis study will include approximately 158 patients.
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