A 39-year-old member asked:
why does my achilles tendonitis hurt when the tendon is relaxed?
3 doctor answers
Dr. John Michalski answered
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Achilles tendonitis: Check with orthopedic surgeon, may have a mass, tear, or impinging nerve.
Answered on Sep 15, 2013
Dr. Vadim Glukh answered
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Inflammation: This is caused by possibly internal swelling of the lining of the tendon.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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