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I've heard different things. What exactly is Achilles tendonitis?
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Dr. Kirt Kimball
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Pain
A painful, swollen achilles tendon usually caused by injury or over use.

In brief: Pain
A painful, swollen achilles tendon usually caused by injury or over use.
Dr. Kirt Kimball
Dr. Kirt Kimball
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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Inflammation
Achilles tendonitis is a condition of irritation and inflammation of the large tendon in the back of the ankle.
Achilles tendonitis is a common injury that tends to occur in recreational athletes. Overuse of the achilles tendon can cause inflammation that can lead to pain and swelling.

In brief: Inflammation
Achilles tendonitis is a condition of irritation and inflammation of the large tendon in the back of the ankle.
Achilles tendonitis is a common injury that tends to occur in recreational athletes. Overuse of the achilles tendon can cause inflammation that can lead to pain and swelling.
Dr. Craig Morton
Dr. Craig Morton
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