A 64-year-old male asked:
i have a bone spur under my achilles' tendon and have developed synovitis around up my achilles' tendon. burns and hurts. can you help?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Mark Hutchinson answered
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ouch: First line of treatment is eccentric stretching of the achilles, anti-inflammatories, and modification of the heal counter of the shoe. If conservative treatment fails, then surgery is an option to remove the spur.
Answered on Apr 1, 2019
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