Achilles Tendon Injuries

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The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It connects the two main calf muscles - the gastrocnemius and soleus - to the heel bone (the calcaneus). Common injuries of the Achilles tendon include tendonitis (inflammation), tendinosis (degeneration), and rupture.

To learn more about treatment options available for Achilles tendon injuries, please complete the appointment request box or call 888-660-2663 to schedule a consultation with a Northwest Orthopaedic Specialist specialty-trained ankle doctor.