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Meridian Podiatrist | Meridian Achilles Tendonitis | ID | Blackmer Foot & Ankle |

Dr. David A. Blackmer, D.P.M.
Address:
3080 E Gentry Way Suite 201
Meridian, ID 83642
Telephone:
208-319-0497
Fax:
208-426-0016

Achilles Tendonitis

 

 

 

 

Achilles Tendonitis:

With Achilles Tendonitis patients experience pain and sometimes swelling at the back of your foot just above the heel bone (calcaneous) where the tendon attachesAchilles_Tendonitis.jpg. The Achilles tendon, which is the strongest and largest tendon in the body connects the leg to the foot as it stretches from the lower leg to the heel bone. 

This condition often develops gradually as the tendon becomes inflamed and may include one or more of the following three stages:

Peritenonitis – this stage is characterized by localized pain during or after activity

Tendinosis ­– typically an asymptomatic stage that may result in a nodule, or know to swelling at the back of the leg

Peritenonitis with tendinosis  - this stage may lead to a rupture of the tendon and it is characterized by pain and swelling during and after activity.

Achilles tendonitis is best treated early in the development of the condition. If you are experiencing pain and/or swelling in this region, a consultation with Dr. Blackmer will give you the best chance for a full recovery.

 

Disclaimer: The advice on this website is not intended to substitute for a visit to your health care provider. We will not be held liable for any diagnosis made or treatment recommended. Consult your doctor if you feel you have a medical problem.

 
 
Meridian Podiatrist Blackmer Foot & Ankle is a poidiatry office providing Achilles Tendonitis, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Meridian , ID. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Bunions (Big Toe Joint Pain), Corns and Calluses, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches & Arch Pain), Ganglion Cyst, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus Big Toe Joint Arthritis), Hammertoes , Heel Pain/Plantar Fasciitis, Foot and Ankle Pain & Injuries, Metatarsalgia/Ball of Foot Pain, Morton's Neuroma/Ball of Foot Pain, Running Injuries, Sprains/Strains, Tailor's Bunion, Toe Deformities, Ingrown Toenails, Ankle Instability, Ankle Sprain, Equinus, Flatfoot in Children, Heel Pain in Children/Calcaneal Apophysitis, Plantar Fibroma and all work related in the 83642 area and surrounding areas in Meridian