Achilles tendinitis is tendinitis of the Achilles tendon, generally caused by
overuse of the affected limb and is more common among athletes training under
The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It connects your calf
muscles to your heel bone and is used when you walk, run, and jump. Although
Achilles tendinitis is an overuse injury of the Achilles (uh-KILL-eez) tendon, the
band of tissue that connects calf muscles at the back of the lower leg to your heel
The Achilles tendon is often enlarged, warm and tender approximately 1 to 4
inches above its heel insertion. Sometimes friction is noted with gentle palpation
Nov 24, 2014 ... Learn more from WebMD about Achilles tendon injuries, including their causes,
symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Aug 25, 2016 ... Achilles tendonitis occurs when the tendon that attaches the calf muscles to the
heel becomes painful or inflamed due to overuse injuries.
Achilles tendinitis occurs when the tendon that connects the back of your leg to
your heel becomes swollen and painful near the bottom of the foot. This tendon is
This is inflammation of the tendon, known as achilles tendonitis or an achilles
rupture can be really painful. Find out treatment details at patient.info.
How to prevent and treat Achilles tendintis. Achilles tendinitis is characterized by
dull or sharp pain anywhere along the back of the tendon, but usually close to ...
The Achilles tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. It runs
down the back of the lower leg and connects the calf muscle to the heel bone.