achilles tendon

What is Achilles tendonitis?

Achilles tendinitis is inflammation of the Achilles tendon in your foot. Achilles tendon is a tendon that connects your calf muscles to your heel bone. It inserts in the back of your heel bone. 

What causes Achilles tendonitis?

Achilles tendinitis is causes by constant, repetitive stress to the Achilles tendon. This tendon is used when you walk, run, dance, jog and do any physical activity.

What happens if Achilles tendonitis goes untreated?

If Achilles tendonitis goes untreated, it can cause small tears in the tendon and the Achilles tendon can eventually rupture. A ruptured Achilles tendon needs more serious treatment and even possible surgery may be needed.

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Please feel free to call us at (954) 455-9404 with any questions you have or to schedule an appointment for your foot or ankle problems. You can also make an appointment online now by clicking here. We hope you'll find our foot doctor practice in Hallandale Beach, FL offers the accessibility and personal commitment you look for from a podiatric physician.

While our podiatry office is conveniently located in Hallandale Beach, FL, we serve patients from Miami Dade and Broward County including:

Hallandale Beach, HollywoodFort LauderdaleAventuraNorth MiamiMiamiMiami BeachMiami LakesSunny Isles BeachCoral GablesSurfsideBal HarbourPlantationCooper CityWeston.

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