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 tendinitis (inflammation), tendinosis (degeneration), and rupture.

To learn more about treatment options available for Achilles tendon injuries, please complete the appointment request box or call (319) 338-3606 to schedule a consultation with a Steindler Orthopedic Clinic specialty-trained ankle doctor.