A member asked:

For the last couple of months my achilles tendon is sore and tender to touch but only in a specific spot right above where it meets the heel. bottom of foot feels tight too. could this just be a minor tendinitis?

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Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Chronic Achilles tendinitis can develop into a chronic painful condition if not treated. You need a structured stretching and strengthening program.

Answered Jul 28, 2023



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