Achilles/Heel swelling

Here we list injuries and conditions which cause achilles tendon swelling. The achilles tendon is the thick, band of tissue at the back of the ankle.

Retrocalcaneal bursitis

Achilles Bursitis

Achilles bursitis is also known as Retrocalcaneal bursitis. It is inflammation and swelling of a bursa at the back of the heel. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment of Achilles bursitis. Symptoms Symptoms …

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Retrocalcaneal bursitis

Haglund’s Syndrome

When retrocalcaneal bursitis exists at the same time as Achilles tendonitis in the same leg, this is known as Haglund’s Syndrome. Both these conditions need to be treated in order to recover. Heel pain, tenderness, …

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Achilles tendonitis

Achilles Tenosynovitis

Achilles tenosynovitis (also known as paratenonitis) is an inflammatory condition of the sheath or layer surrounding the Achilles tendon It is an overuse injury that affects the sheath surrounding the Achilles tendon, rather than tendonitis …

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