Symptoms of Achilles Tendinitis

Apr 09, 2022

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Symptoms of Achilles Tendinitis

The main symptom of Achilles tendinitis is pain and swelling in the backside of your heel when you walk or run. You may also have tight calf muscles and limited range of motion when you flex your foot.

Common symptoms of Achilles tendinitis also include:

-Pain in your heel or behind your calf when you touch or move it

-Pain or swelling in that area that worsens when you're walking or running, or the day after you exercise

-Discomfort or swelling in the back of your heel

-Limited range of motion when flexing your foot

-Stiffness and soreness in the Achilles tendon when you wake up

-Warmth around the heel or along the tendon

-Difficulty standing on your toes

-Thickening of the Achilles tendon

Read more at: https://www.healthline.com/health/achilles-tendinitis