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Achilles tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis: Introduction

Achilles tendonitis: Achilles tendonitis is a condition of irritation and inflammation of the large tendon in the back of the ankle. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Achilles tendonitis, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Achilles tendonitis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Achilles tendonitis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

  • Overuse injury
  • Excessive training
  • Runners
  • Athletes
  • Constant use of high heels
  • Climbing up hill
  • Overpronation of the heel
  • more causes...»

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Common Causes of Achilles tendonitis

Causes of Types of Achilles tendonitis:

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Achilles tendonitis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Achilles tendonitis may include:

  • 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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Achilles tendonitis: Animations

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Achilles tendonitis

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Achilles tendonitis:

  • Athletes
  • Changes in exercise training schedules
  • Long distance runners
  • Overuse injury
  • Recent changes in footwear
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Misdiagnosis and Achilles tendonitis

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Detailed list of causes of Achilles tendonitis

The list below shows some of the causes of Achilles tendonitis mentioned in various sources:

  • Athletes
  • Changes in exercise training schedules
  • Climbing up hill
  • Constant use of high heels
  • Excessive training
  • more causes...»

How Common are these Causes of Achilles tendonitis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Achilles tendonitis. Of the 10 causes of Achilles tendonitis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 10 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Achilles tendonitis:

The following list of conditions have 'Achilles tendonitis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Classifications of Achilles tendonitis:

Medical Conditions associated with Achilles tendonitis:

Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Tendon symptoms (412 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes)

Symptoms related to Achilles tendonitis:

Athletes, Changes in exercise training schedules, Long distance runners, Overuse injury, Recent changes in footwear

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