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Howard J. Luks, MD

Howard J. Luks, MD

A Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in Hawthorne, NY. Dr. Howard Luks specializes in the treatment of the shoulder, knee, elbow, and ankle. He has a very "social" patient centric approach and believes that the more you understand about your issue, the more informed your decisions will be. Ultimately your treatments and his recommendations will be based on proper communications, proper understanding, and shared decision-making principles – all geared to improve your quality of life.

3 comments on “Achilles Tendon Pain : Why Does it Hurt So Much?

  • I am 67 and have not engaged in revise or any thing more strenuous than walking from point A to Z. So why and how do I end up with all the symptoms of Achilles tendinitis?

    • great question … sometimes we do not know. Achilles tendinosis can affect anyone.

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