Achilles tendonitis is one of the most common issues that can impact the Achilles tendon, which is a major player in your ability to enjoy your full range of motion and activity. If you’re worried that Achilles tendonitis might be impacting your quality of life, Synergy Foot and Ankle is here to help.
Am I at Risk for Achilles Tendonitis?
Males who are closer to middle age most commonly encounter Achilles tendonitis, with the likelihood increasing along with one’s level of physical activity. Athletes—professional and amateur alike—and those who generally lead more active lifestyles tend to be at a higher risk for developing Achilles tendonitis.
Sports that most commonly lead to the development of Achilles tendonitis tend to include a high level of running, sudden stops, quick changes in direction, and other movements that can be hard on the tendons, including: