Achilles Tendinitis

The Achilles tendon is one of the most important structures in your foot and ankle. Achilles tendinitis, inflammation of this tendon, can cause pain that can stop you from living or life or performing at your best. Dr. Tran is here to help with any pain or issues you might have with your Achilles tendon.

foot and ankle from the side

More about Achilles Tendinitis.

The Achilles tendon is the main source of power in the foot and ankle. We use this tendon everyday when we walk, run and jump. This tendon can become inflamed and painful resulting in Achilles tendinitis. Achilles tendinitis can range from mild cases to very severe cases. Dr. Tran is here to take care of your Achilles tendinitis by offering you new and effective treatments that are sure to get you back on your feet.

Symptoms of Achilles Tendinitis

Achilles tendinitis symptoms can start off mild but quickly progress to something more sever. Below are some signs of Achilles tendinitis.

• Pain in the back of the calf

• Pain when standing on your tip toes

• Swelling in the area of the Achilles tendon

Treating the Condition

Treatment for Achilles tendinitis can range from conservative to non-conservative treatments. For mild cases, rest and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories can be all that is needed. In more severe cases, treatment may include immobilization, physical therapy, or shockwave therapy.

Discover the Relief You Deserve

Achilles tendinitis can really take it's toll on your everyday life. If you think you are suffering from Achilles tendinitis, let the best podiatrist in Dallas help you get back on your feet and performing at your highest potential.