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Tendon Problems

There are several tendons located in our feet. Tendons connect muscles to bones and allow flexibility and movement within the foot. The most popular tendon in our entire body is the Achilles tendon, and it’s also the most commonly injured. This section will teach you more about the problems with the tendons in your feet.

To get started, all you need to do is click on the title of the article below that you are most interested in. Feel free to spend time browsing this section to learn more about the tendons, or browse additional sections to learn more about problems and conditions that can affect the feet.

Tendon Problems & Conditions of the Foot:

  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis

    This is a condition in which the tendon that connects the calf muscles to the foot becomes painful and inflamed. Learn more about the symptoms, treatment options, and more.

  • Achilles Tendonitis

    Many athlete’s are familiar with their Achilles tendon. Find out how Achilles tendonitis can develop suddenly and over time. Also learn about its symptoms, causes, treatment and more.

  • Achilles Tendon

    Learn about your Achilles tendon, the injuries it can receive, what causes injuries, how to prevent and treat the injuries and much more.



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