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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. […]

Achilles Tendon Rupture

March 8, 2010
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WHAT IS ACHILLES TENDON RUPTURE? Achilles tendon rupture is where the large tendon in the back of the ankle ruptures. HOW IS ACHILLES TENDON RUPTURE DIAGNOSED? There is a sudden pain behind the ankle. Physical examination shows a gap in the tendon and squeezing the calf muscle does not result in movement of the foot. […]