VIDEO CASE STUDY: Achilles Tendonitis

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Achilles Tendonitis is one of the most common running injuries due to overtraining. In this video, a sports medicine doctor diagnoses and provides a treatment plan.

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*Please know that this video is an example case study and should not be used to diagnose and treat your injury.  If you are experiencing pain you should seek a sports medicine doctor.  FIND A SPORTS MEDICINE DOCTOR

The doctor in this video is:
Jeffrey Kreher, MD
Member AMSSM

This video will go through an example case study on a patient with achilles tendonitis.  The doctor will first get some patient history, then he will perform some diagnostic tests and finally give some treatment options to the patient.

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date: May 9, 2011

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The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) was formed in 1991 to fill a void that has existed in sports medicine from its earliest beginnings. The founders most recognized and expert sports medicine specialists realized that while there are several physician organizations which support sports medicine, there has not been a forum specific for primary care non-surgical sports medicine physicians.

FIND A SPORTS MEDICINE DOCTOR

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