Achilles Tendonitis is characterized by inflammation of the tendon which is a function of overuse and degeneration. Pain can usually be felt where the tendon is inserted into the heel bone.
As one of the strongest tendons in the body, the Achilles Tendon connects the heel bone to the lower end of the calf muscles. The Achilles tendon is characterized as the largest tendon in the body. The Achilles tendon is used when you walk, run, and jump.
Tendonitis can be defined as inflammation of a tendon. Inflammation is characterized as the body’s natural response to injury, often causing swelling and pain.
If you are dealing with Achilles Tendonitis, feel free to contact our office in Brampton at 905-796-6585 for a comprehensive assessment and treatment.