Achilles Tendonosis (Achilles tendonitis)

What is it?

Irritation/inflammation of achilles tendon (heel) & surrounding cover

What are the symptoms?

  • Diffused, intense pain and tenderness (large tendon)
  • Local swelling and inflammation, usually 2-4cm above heel
  • Tendon crepitus (clicking)
  • Increased pain when using the muscle

What are the causes?

  • Tight gastro-soleus complex
  • Hyperpronation
  • Recent change in 5 Ts, poor footwear etc

Achilles Tendonosis - Inflammation of the Heel