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Achilles Tendinitis (Heel Cord Pain)

March 10, 2010
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WHAT IS ACHILLES TENDINITIS? Achilles tendinitis is a syndrome of irritation of the Achilles tendon in the ankle. The Achilles tendon is the large tendon in the back of the ankle that inserts into the heel bone. When individuals overuse their Achilles tendon it becomes irritated and inflamed. This inflammation can cause pain and swelling. […]

Trochanteric Bursitis

March 2, 2010
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WHAT IS TROCHANTERIC BURSITIS? Trochanteric bursitis is inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac near the lateral point of the hip joint known as the greater trochanter. When this bursa becomes irritated or inflamed, it causes pain in the hip. This is a common cause of hip pain. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES? One of the […]