Category: Ankle Pain

Doctors See More Achilles Tendon Injuries

An Achilles tendon injury, either a tear or a rupture, can happen to anyone – even well-conditioned athletes. The Achilles tendon connects the heel bone to the calf muscles. It’s the largest tendon in the body and we use it every day to stand, walk, run and go up onto your toes. We Are Seeing […]

Can Achilles Tendon Injuries Be Prevented?

An Achilles tendon rupture is a very painful injury that, with more than 230,000 ruptures every year, is becoming even more common. The Achilles tendon is a band of tissue at the back of the heel connecting the calf muscle to the foot’s heel bone. This tendon helps you to point your toes. Unlike Achilles […]

Foot and Ankle Pain May Be Caused by Arthritis

Are your feet or ankles stiff? Do you notice any redness or swelling in the areas of the joints? Is the pain and stiffness limiting the motion of your feet and even inhibiting walking or exercising? You may have arthritis in your feet and/or ankles. Rheumatoid arthritis, the more serious form of arthritis, causes chronic […]