Achilles tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis refers to swelling and pain in the large tendon at the back of the ankle. It is a relatively common condition.

Common questions

What is treatment for achilles tendonitis?

This is treatment for achilles tendonitis, which is pain and swelling of the tendon in the back of the ankle.

What happens during treatment for achilles tendonitis?

Treatment begins with resting the tendon and allowing the swelling to go down. In more serious cases the patient may require crutches, medication, injections or surgery.

Why would I have treatment for achilles tendonitis?

If you are suffering from achilles tendonitis.

Contact Benenden Hospital

It’s easy to make an appointment; you can ask your GP or give us a call on 01580 230661.