Browsing School of Medicine (MU) by Subject "Achilles tendon -- Wounds and injuries"
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(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2009-07)This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of Achilles tendinopathy.
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2013-12)What is the best treatment for Achilles tendinitis? Evidence-Based Answer: Eccentric exercises are effective and NSAIDS may be effective for short-term pain relief with Achilles tendinitis. Corticosteroid injections, ...
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2008-04)Rest and ice are considered first-line therapy for acute Achilles tendonopathy (strength of recommendation [SOR]: C, expert opinion), as is nonsteroidal anti- inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (SOR: B, systematic review). ...