keyword
MENU ▼
Read by QxMD icon Read
search

achillodynia

keyword
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27525784/-achillodynia
#1
REVIEW
Norbert Harrasser, R von Eisenhart-Rothe, A Toepfer
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2016: MMW Fortschritte der Medizin
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26958540/tears-of-the-fascia-cruris-demonstrate-characteristic-sonographic-features-a-case-series-analysis
#2
Sarah Morton, Otto Chan, Nick Webborn, Melanie Pritchard, Dylan Morrissey
BACKGROUND: fascia cruris (FC) tears have recently been recognised in the literature, although little is known about their characteristic ultrasound findings. The aim was to describe the echo-graphic features of FC tears in order to improve recognition and diagnosis. METHODS: the ultrasound reports and images of >600 patients attending a specialist musculoskeletal clinic for Achilles tendon ultrasound scans between October 2010-May 2014 were reviewed. Any patient diagnosed with a FC tear had a structured data set extracted...
October 2015: Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26369640/radiotherapy-for-benign-achillodynia-long-term-results-of-the-erlangen-dose-optimization-trial
#3
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Oliver J Ott, Carolin Jeremias, Udo S Gaipl, Benjamin Frey, Manfred Schmidt, Rainer Fietkau
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term efficacy of two dose-fractionation schedules for radiotherapy of achillodynia. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between February 2006 and February 2010, 112 evaluable patients were recruited for this prospective trial. All patients received orthovoltage radiotherapy. One course consisted of 6 fractions/3 weeks. In the case of insufficient remission of pain after 6 weeks, a second series was performed. Patients were randomly assigned to receive either single doses of 0...
December 2015: Strahlentherapie und Onkologie: Organ der Deutschen Röntgengesellschaft ... [et Al]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26275912/cholesterol-level-in-non-insertional-achilles-tendonopathy
#4
Dishan Singh
Familial hypercholesterolaemia is an autosomal dominant disease, with a prevalence of 1 in 500, where lipid deposits occur in the skin, tendons (particularly Achilles tendon) and arteries. It has a high risk of early coronary artery disease and mortality but is treatable with cholesterol lowering strategies if patients are diagnosed early. Studies in patients attending lipid clinics have shown that half the patients may have suffered from Achilles tendon symptoms 20 years earlier and it has been proposed that all patients presenting with Achilles tendon pain should have a serum cholesterol test...
December 2015: Foot
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26071587/the-effects-of-extracorporeal-shock-wave-therapy-on-pain-patients
#5
Jitka Fricová, Richard Rokyta
The method of shock wave therapy (ESWT) was used for the treatment of several symptoms of chronic pain. There were especially: cervical syndromes, lumbago, plantar fasciitis, achillodynia, metatarsalgia and humeral epicondylitis. We confirmed the positive effect of shock wave therapy for pain relief on these syndromes. This method is also effective in other pain syndromes. The effect of this application is very individual and therefore it is necessary to indicate differing numbers of therapeutic applications...
2015: Neuro Endocrinology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25202137/acute-tear-of-the-fascia-cruris-at-the-attachment-to-the-achilles-tendon-a-new-diagnosis
#6
Nick Webborn, Dylan Morrissey, Kasthuri Sarvananthan, Otto Chan
BACKGROUND: The fascia cruris encloses the posterior structures of the calf and connects to the paratenon and the Achilles tendon. We describe the clinical presentation, ultrasound imaging characteristics and the time to the recovery of tears of the fascia cruris at the attachment to the Achilles tendon. METHODS: Retrospective review of 11 tears of the fascia cruris in the different legs as separate events in 9 patients (6 male and 3 female, mean age 35.52 years, range 11-48) identified using diagnostic ultrasound, after presenting with Achillodynia...
November 2015: British Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25047541/comparative-ultrasonographic-evaluation-of-the-achilles-paratenon-in-symptomatic-and-asymptomatic-subjects-an-imaging-study
#7
COMPARATIVE STUDY
A Stecco, F Busoni, C Stecco, M Mattioli-Belmonte, P Soldani, S Condino, A Ermolao, M Zaccaria, M Gesi
Achilles tendon analysis represents one of the most frequently requested ultrasonographic evaluations, due to the high incidence of tendinopathy. Various authors have described inflammatory features of the paratenon recruited 22 subjects complaining of pain in the mid-portion of the Achilles tendon and 22 healthy subjects. Both groups underwent ultrasonographic examination and Victorian Institute of Sport Assessment-Achilles questionnaire administration. It was found statistically significant inter-group differences of the paratenon (p = 0...
April 2015: Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy: SRA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24604216/dixon-based-mri-for-assessment-of-muscle-fat-content-in-phantoms-healthy-volunteers-and-patients-with-achillodynia-comparison-to-visual-assessment-of-calf-muscle-quality
#8
COMPARATIVE STUDY
Michael A Fischer, Christian W A Pfirrmann, Norman Espinosa, Dimitri A Raptis, Florian M Buck
OBJECTIVES: To quantify the muscle fat-content (MFC) in phantoms, volunteers and patients with achillodynia using two-point Dixon-based magnetic resonance imaging (2pt-MRIDIXON) in comparison to MR spectroscopy (MRS) and visual assessment of MFC. METHODS: Two-point Dixon-based MRI was used to measure the MFC of 15 phantoms containing 0-100 % fat-content and calf muscles in 30 patients (13 women; 57 ± 15 years) with achillodynia and in 20 volunteers (10 women; 30 ± 14 years) at 1...
June 2014: European Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23888478/achillodynia-radiological-imaging-of-acute-and-chronic-overuse-injuries-of-the-achilles-tendon
#9
REVIEW
R Syha, F Springer, D Ketelsen, I Ipach, U Kramer, M Horger, F Schick, U Grosse
In the past decades the incidence of acute and chronic disorders of the Achilles tendon associated with sport-induced overuse has steadily increased. Besides acute complete or partial ruptures, achillodynia (Achilles tendon pain syndrome), which is often associated with tendon degeneration, represents the most challenging entity regarding clinical diagnostics and therapy. Therefore, the use of imaging techniques to differentiate tendon disorders and even characterize structure alterations is of growing interest...
November 2013: RöFo: Fortschritte Auf Dem Gebiete der Röntgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23685710/real-time-sonoelastography-of-achilles-tendon-in-patients-with-ankylosing-spondylitis
#10
Aynur Turan, Abdurrahman Tufan, Rıdvan Mercan, Mehmet Akif Teber, Mehmet Engin Tezcan, Berivan Bitik, Berna Goker, Seminur Haznedaroğlu
OBJECTIVE: Real-time sonoelastography (SE) is a new ultrasound-based imaging technique that provides information on tissue elasticity and stiffness. We determined the efficacy of SE for assessing Achilles tendon abnormalities in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Forty-one consecutive AS patients and 32 asymptomatic healthy subjects were enrolled. Achillodynia was scored on a 0- to 100-mm visual analog scale. A high-resolution ultrasound machine equipped with an elastography-compatible linear probe was used to perform bilateral B-mode ultrasound, Doppler ultrasound, and SE examinations of Achilles tendons...
August 2013: Skeletal Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23283585/radiotherapy-for-achillodynia-results-of-a-single-center-prospective-randomized-dose-optimization-trial
#11
O J Ott, C Jeremias, U S Gaipl, B Frey, M Schmidt, R Fietkau
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of two different dose-fractionation schedules for radiotherapy of patients with achillodynia. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between February 2006 and February 2010, 112 consecutive evaluable patients were recruited for this prospective randomized trial. All patients underwent radiotherapy with an orthovoltage technique. One radiotherapy course consisted of 6 single fractions over 3 weeks. In case of insufficient remission of pain after 6 weeks, a second radiation series was performed...
February 2013: Strahlentherapie und Onkologie: Organ der Deutschen Röntgengesellschaft ... [et Al]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21547525/oedema-and-fatty-degeneration-of-the-soleus-and-gastrocnemius-muscles-on-mr-images-in-patients-with-achilles-tendon-abnormalities
#12
COMPARATIVE STUDY
Adrienne Hoffmann, Nadja Mamisch, Florian M Buck, Norman Espinosa, Christian W A Pfirrmann, Marco Zanetti
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the frequency of oedema and fatty degeneration of the soleus and gastrocnemius muscles in patients with Achilles tendon abnormalities. METHODS: Forty-five consecutive patients (mean 51 years; range 14-84 years) with achillodynia were examined with magnetic resonance (MR) images of the calf. The frequency of oedema and fatty degeneration in the soleus and gastrocnemius muscles was determined in patients with normal tendons, tendinopathy and in patients with a partial tear or a complete tear of the Achilles tendon...
September 2011: European Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21157657/-the-sural-nerve-as-a-contributing-factor-in-chronic-achillodynia-an-explorative-ultrasound-study
#13
M Wilmes, H von Piekartz
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Achillodynia is often seen as a sign of repetitive strain of dorsal tissue of the calf. A neurogene component is also considered for this disease pattern. This association haven`t been investigated yet. The major goal of this study was the investigation of the dynamics of the sural nerve by ultrasonography with regard to movements of ankle, knee and hip. This concerns the physiological situation and pathological aspects of achillodynia. SUBJECTS/METHOD: In this cross sectional study without a blinding-assay 29 sural nerves of 15 healthy subjects (group A) and 6 sural nerves of 3 subjects with pain or dysaesthesia at the achilles tendon or the lateral foot (group B) have been investigated by diagnostic ultrasonography...
December 2010: Sportverletzung Sportschaden: Organ der Gesellschaft Für Orthopädisch-Traumatologische Sportmedizin
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21118661/-achillodynia-is-not-just-a-sports-injury
#14
Finn Elkjaer Johannsen, Arne Nyholm Gam
INTRODUCTION: A descriptive study of patients referred to two rheumatology clinics. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Over a period of eight months, all patients with Achilles tendon pain (AT) were registered. All patients were clinically investigated and an ultrasound scan (US) was performed. RESULTS: A total of 113 patients were included (3.65% of all patients) with 132 AT. In all, 85 patients were sports active and the AT could be explained by overuse...
November 29, 2010: Ugeskrift for Laeger
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21098891/results-of-conservative-treatment-of-achillodynia-with-application-micro-current-therapy
#15
R Aliyev, Q Muslimov, G Geiger
Achillodynia describes it as an expression of chronic pain in the Achilles tendon. Pain in the Achilles tendon can be the cause of wear and tear in the tendon tissue, or following an inflammation of the peritendineum, the underlying bursa and/or the tendon insertion at the heel bone. It often occurs after sporting unusual stress and heal after complex conservative treatment by rest, (partial) relief and physical exercise within several weeks to months. The aim was to turn knowledge on the effectiveness of complex conservative treatment measures, in particular to gain by additional stimulation in the treatment of Achilles tendon...
October 2010: Georgian Medical News
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/20483078/-peritenonectomy-in-the-treatment-of-achillodynias
#16
K Urban, P Svoboda
The authors investigated a group of 29 patients, incl. 21 sportsmen with achillodynias. Athletes and football players predominated. Peritenonectomy was indicated when conservative treatment was exhausted and did not achieve marked improvement. The above mentioned operation was, depending on pathological changes of the tendon and its surrounding structures, supplemented by other provisions. After operation the plaster splint was applied only before the surgical wound healed. The follow-up period was 9 months to 5 years...
1992: Acta Chirurgiae Orthopaedicae et Traumatologiae Cechoslovaca
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/17394474/eccentric-exercise-in-treatment-of-achilles-tendinopathy
#17
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
J Nørregaard, C C Larsen, T Bieler, H Langberg
AIM: Prognosis and treatment of Achilles tendon pain (achillodynia) has been insufficiently studied. The purpose of the present study was to examine the long-term effect of eccentric exercises compared with stretching exercises on patients with achillodynia. METHODS: Patients with achillodynia for at least 3 months were randomly allocated to one of two exercise regimens. Exercise was performed daily for a 3-month period. Symptom severity was evaluated by tendon tenderness, ultrasonography, a questionnaire on pain and other symptoms, and a global assessment of improvement...
April 2007: Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/17103128/the-percutaneous-suture-of-the-achilles-tendon-with-the-dresden-instrument
#18
COMPARATIVE STUDY
Michael H Amlang, Paula Christiani, Peter Heinz, Hans Zwipp
OBJECTIVE: Minimally invasive suture of the torn Achilles tendon without opening the rupture site, reduction in the risk of a sural nerve lesion, and optimization of stump apposition. INDICATIONS: Fresh Achilles tendon rupture. CONTRAINDICATIONS: Chronic achillodynia, local corticoid injections, immunosuppressive therapy, old Achilles tendon ruptures, rerupture. SURGICAL TECHNIQUE: Suture of the Achilles tendon with a special instrument via a skin incision proximal to the rupture, without opening the peritenon or the rupture site, whereby the suture in the area of the proximal Achilles tendon is placed in the layer between the lower-leg fascia and the peritenon with the threads running in a paratendinous direction...
October 2006: Operative Orthopädie und Traumatologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/16870820/ultrasonographic-investigation-of-the-achilles-tendon-in-elite-badminton-players-using-color-doppler
#19
Morten Ilum Boesen, Anders Boesen, Merete Juhl Koenig, Henning Bliddal, Soren Torp-Pedersen
BACKGROUND: The most frequent injuries in badminton players are in the lower extremities, especially in the Achilles tendon. HYPOTHESIS: The game of badminton may be related to abnormal intratendinous flow in the Achilles tendon as detected by color Doppler ultrasound. To a certain extent, this blood flow might be physiological, especially when examined after match. STUDY DESIGN: Cohort study (prevalence); Level of evidence, 3. METHODS: Seventy-two elite badminton players were interviewed regarding Achilles tendon pain (achillodynia) in the preceding 3 years...
December 2006: American Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/15937706/-achillodynia
#20
REVIEW
M Geyer
Achilles tendinitis and posterior heel pain are caused by a wide variety of disorders. Understanding of the functional anatomy and pathomechanics of the Achilles tendon is essential for diagnosis and adequate therapy. Possible causes for heel pain include paratenonitis, tendinitis, tendinitis with partial rupture, insertional tendinitis, subachilles and retroachilles bursitis, Haglunds deformity and calcaneal spur. These chronic overuse symptoms may be triggered by pes plano valgus, lateral ankle instability, hyperlaxity, malalignement of the lower extremity, forefoot or hip disorders...
July 2005: Der Orthopäde
keyword
keyword
63493
1
2
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"