Achilles' Tendinitis

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Inflammation of the heel cord that is the extension from the triceps surae group of muscles characterised by pain and swelling along the tendon sheath proximal to the calcaneus
Management Physical therapy or brief immobilization, antiinflammatory agents
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Middleenergy ESWT protocol is commonly used in calcific tendinitis of the shoulder joint, trochanteric bursitis and calcaneal bursitis.16,24,25 Whereas the low-energy ESWT protocol is frequently used in lateral epicondilitis, pes anserine bursitis and planter fasciitis.17,18 This study shows that, although there was no statistical difference between the low-energy and middleenergy ESWT protocols at early-term (one month) and mid-term (three months) results, however lateterm results demonstrated statistical significance at six and twelve months in favor of the middleenergy ESWT.
They are effective for a plantar calcaneal bursitis or plantar heel-spur syndrome.
The differential diagnoses for heel pain in a healthy active 50-year-old male typically include achilles tendinopathy and retro calcaneal bursitis. Retrocalcaneal bursitis is an inflammation of the retrocalcaneal bursa and can also cause pain at the posterior heel.
The physical therapist (and fellow runner) whom I recently saw thought I had calcaneal bursitis and has been doing friction massage, stretching my gastroc muscles and iontophoresis.
Calcaneal bursitis: This bursa is located at the sole or bottom of your heal.