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
First aid for heel pain, as with most sports injuries involves applying the PRICE principles. Most heel injuries are gradual onset. But you may still need to apply some first aid principles. Medically reviewed by
Insertional Achilles Tendonitis causes pain at the back of the heel at the point where the Achilles tendon inserts into the heel bone. It is similar to Sever’s disease in children. Symptoms What is Insertional
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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