man who needs treatment for Achilles tendonitis
20Oct, 2015

A Simple Overview of Treatment for Achilles Tendonitis

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The leaves are turning, the air is crisp, and there’s no question that fall is here. That means the return of football, soccer, lacrosse, and other fall sports—and the injuries that accompany them. One of the most common sports injuries each fall is Achilles tendonitis, which can happen to any athlete who puts repeated stress on his or her Achilles tendon.   In this blog, orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon, Stuart Katchis, M.D., will explain the injury, its symptoms and describe what treatment for Achilles tendonitis entails.   What is […]

Man with running sport injury Achilles tendonitis
16Mar, 2015

Do I Have Achilles Tendonitis?

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If you rupture your Achilles tendon or break a bone in the ankle, there is no mistaking that something is wrong. In almost all cases, you will experience considerable pain and possibly even hear a pop or snap. But what about those lower extremity injuries that don’t have an obvious point of origin or result from a traumatic incident? One such type of injury is Achilles tendonitis (or Achilles tendinitis), a condition that’s characterized by inflammation of the Achilles tendon due to overuse or progressive degeneration. While this condition may not […]

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