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Achilles Tendinitis
Irritation and inflammation of the tendon that attaches to the back of the heel bone. Achilles tendinitis can be caused by improper warm up or over- training.

Can be treated with ice, rest, aspirin or anti-inflammatory medications. Chronic pain or any swelling should be professionally evaluated.

Many times these acute problems become chronic and affect ones quality of life. North Bay Foot & Ankle not only treats the acute phase they also rehabilitate the area to prevent a chronic condition. A range of motion, muscle testing and joint analysis many times reveals the cause of the problem and rehabilitation is directed at negating this force. Specific treatment and selective joint adjustments, H-wave as well as other modalities and applications are key to our rehabilitation.

If left untreated, tendinitis can progress to a tendon tear as shown in the picture below:


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