I am sorry that you are in so much pain. Here is some information on baker's cysts that you may find helpful. It includes some options for home treatment that might try. Have you spoken with your doctor about any pain management options that are available to you?
It may be a good idea to contact your doctor to see if swelling is normal after cast removal (if you had a cast for your injury). Even though the break in your foot may have healed, there could be some residual swelling. Please let us know how you are doing!View Thread
I am so sorry that you are experiencing this! While I don't have any experience with constant contracted hard muscle spasms, you may find help and/or support in our Back Pain Community , where members are active. I hope that you find the answers you are looking for!View Thread
Just wanted to check in and see how you are doing! Strained muscles can definitely be painful, and playing tennis for the first time in years may have forced you to use muscles that you haven't in awhile. I hope you are feeling better!View Thread
Have you spoken with your doctor about what options may be available to you? Are you seeing a physical therapist? Massage therapy, stretching, and manipulation of your knee by a physical therapist may have some positive affect on your range of motion, but a medical professional will have more insight into how these may help in your specific situation. Please let us know how you are doing!
That is amazing that his pain is only at a 2! I'm glad he feels less pain than prior to the detachment, and that you were able to get an appointment for Thursday Please do let us know what you find out from the doctor.
While we cannot give medical advice or a diagnosis here, the most common cause of heel pain is plantar faciitis , which is what you could be experiencing. The link above will give you more information, but it is caused by the straining of the ligament that supports your arch. It is common in middle-aged people and those who are on their feet a lot. The running you are doing could be the cause. The link above has some at-home treatment methods you might try, but if the pain worsens or you think your pain may be caused by a stress fracture or some damage to your bone, it would be a good idea to have your heel looked at by a doctor. Please let us know how you are doing!
Even if your husband is feeling good now, I would still advise you consult his doctor about treatment options. Are you sure that his tendon fully ruptured? Generally, torn Achilles tendons cause a sharp pain follow by swelling or bruising, possible severe heel pain, and not being able to go go on tiptoe.
If you are sure, you should try to keep his foot immobile -- his doctor may suggest a cast, splint, or even surgery. As this article explains, an untreated Achilles rupture will cause weakness when you walk and over time walking will become difficult. Early treatment is best. Please let us know how your husband is doing!
Ouch! That sounds like it hurt pretty badly. Here is some information on the symptoms of a fractured bone . An x-ray is really the only definitive way to determine whether or not the impact of the drum fractured your foot (unless your doctor can diagnosis you with just a physical examination).
Has your swelling gone down at all with rest and ice? It is a good idea to seek medical advice if you think a bone in your foot may be broken (even though you don't want to go, not getting the proper treatment early can worsen your injury if a bone is broken).
If you have any numbness or tingling it is important that you get to a medical professional asap. Also, if the swelling has not gone down, or if you notice and increase in pain (or no change) you should also seek medical attention. Try to stay off your foot as much as possible while you wait for your appointment. Our Symptom Checker may also help you determine what is the best course of action. Please let us know how you are doing!
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