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I am Dr.Sawhney an orthopaedic surgeon and I would be happy to help you today. And you should apply ice to the painful area. You can do this every hour for 10 to 15 minutes at a time.
You should have this examined by a doctor.
You may also use an analgesic like advil for pain relief. It can be taken at a dose of 400 to 600 milligrams 4 times a day after meals.
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Thanks for the reply.
Ice is preferred as it helps decrease the inflammation around the Achilles tendon and it's insertion.In acute presentation inflammation is an integral part of problem.
You should see a doctor as your doctor would be best able to diagnose the condition as at times a partial rupture may be present.
I do not have much faith in effectiveness of kinesiology tape.
Pain of Achilles tendonitis can get referred to ankle and that is the likely cause.