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Achilles tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis: Introduction

An inflammation of the Achilles tendon (the largest tendon in the body) which connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. The inflammation is commonly due to overuse of the tendon which results in inflammation and pain in the tendon. ...more »

Symptoms of Achilles tendonitis

Treatments for Achilles tendonitis

  • Raise heel of shoe
  • Restrict strenuous activity or sport for 2-3 weeks
  • Corticosteroid injection at site of tendonitis
  • Cold packs to reduce inflammation
  • more treatments...»

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