Literally inflammation of the Achilles Tendon. Achilles pain occurs just above the back of the heel and often you will experience tightness in the calf muscles. Pain is present with walking and running, especially when pushing off on the toes.
It can develop gradually without any history of problems. It's a common issue for athletes and in particular distance runners. Persistent strain causes irritation and inflammation and may even cause the tendon to rupture.
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