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Achilles Tendonitis

Glossary of Podiatric Terms

Achilles Tendonitis

Definition

The tendon connecting to the back of the leg becomes swollen and painful, almost at the base of the foot. This tendon is mainly used for everyday exercise like walking and running.

Cause

THis particular set of tendonitis occurs through repeated intense strain on the tendon

Arch Pain / Arch Strain

Arthritis

Athlete's Foot

Bunions (Bunionettes)

Calluses

Claw Toes

Corns

The Diabetic Foot

Hammer Toes

Heel Fissures (Cracked Heels)

Heel Pain

Heel Spurs

Ingrown Toenails

Mallet Toes

Metatarsalgia

Mortons Neuroma

Mortons Toe

Neuropathy

Overlapping Toes

Over Pronation (Flat Feet)

Plantar Fasciitis

Post-Tib Tendonitis

Pregnancy & Feet

Sesamoiditis

Shin Splints

Toenail Fungus