Achilles Tendonitis

Friday, August 28th, 2009

What Is Achilles Tendonitis?

It is inflammation of the Achilles tendon, which is a band of fibers that runs from the lower calf to the top of the heel.  It connects the muscles in the back of the leg (gastrocnemius and soleus) to the heel bone or calcaneus.  

Achilles Tendonitis / Tendonosis

What Are the Symptoms of Achilles Tendonitis?

Pain is the major symptom.  The area may be tender and slightly swollen.  Some redness may be present, but usually, the only symptom is pain. … Read the Full Article