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.

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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