Ankle Conditions

All About Tendinitis: Treatment and Prevention

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Ankle Conditions, Blog | Comments Off on All About Tendinitis: Treatment and Prevention

Everyone is susceptible to foot, heel and ankle pain from time to time. Exercising and playing sports, spending a lot of time on your feet and wearing shoes that lack sufficient support can all contribute to temporary discomfort and foot pain. In some cases, the strain of overuse or a sports injury can lead to a condition known as tendinitis, which causes inflammation and stiffness in the affected tendon. Your Achilles is the largest tendon in the body, which means that if you injure yourself, you’re likely to suffer from Achilles tendinitis. What Causes Tendinitis? According to the Arthritis Foundation, tendinitis can be caused by one or more of the following:...

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