Achilles Tendon Stiffness

Here we list injuries and conditions which have symptoms of achilles tendon stiffness. The achilles tendon is the thick, prominent band of tissue at the back of the ankle. Stiffness in the tendon is most common first thing in the morning, or after a period of sitting or sustained rest.

Achilles tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles tendontis is an overuse injury causing pain at the back of the ankle. If not caught early, it can be a difficult injury to cure. But with the right treatment and particularly eccentric strengthening exercises, a full recovery can usually be achieved.

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 from Haglund’s syndrome. …

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Achilles tendonitis

Achilles Tenosynovitis

Achilles tenosynovitis is an inflammatory condition of the sheath or layer surrounding the Achilles tendon. It is sometimes also known as paratenonitis. It is an overuse injury which affects the sheath surrounding the Achilles tendon, …

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