Achilles Tendinitis - Q&A

Posted by Dana Cozzetto, DPM on 4/26/16 2:00 PM

What is Achilles tendinitis?
Achilles tendinitis is an overuse injury of the Achilles tendon, the band of tissue that connects calf muscles at the back of the lower leg to your heel bone.

Achilles tendinitis most commonly occurs in runners who have suddenly increased the intensity or duration of their runs. It's also common in middle-aged people who play sports, such as tennis or basketball, only on the weekends.

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