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Will oral anti-inflammatories weaken an Achilles tendon?

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) pose no risk your Achilles tendon.  There is some risk with steroidal anti-inflammatory medications and should be avoided.

Dr. Craig H. Thomajan, DPM, FACFAS, FAENS
Founder and Managing Partner of Austin Foot and Ankle Specialists