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Achilles Tendinitis

What is Achilles Tendinitis?

Achilles Tendinitis is inflammation of the Achilles tendon, a band of tissue connecting calf muscles to the heel bone.


– Sudden increase in physical activity without proper conditioning.

– Running on uneven surfaces.

– Wearing shoes without proper support.

– Tight calf muscles or a naturally flat foot arch.


– Mild ache in the back of the leg or above the heel.

– Stiffness and tenderness, especially in the morning.

– Swelling or heat around the tendon.

Treatment at Happy Feet Podiatry:

Custom orthotics to support and cushion the heel.

– Footwear recommendations to reduce stress on the tendon.

Shockwave therapy

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