A stiffness or grating sensation experienced in the back of the foot, just above the heel bone.A common complaint in sports people who do endurance type events. However, a long walk in poorly supportive shoes can also bring it on.
Acute Achilles Tendonitis is easily cured with treatment, but in the chronic form it tends to take more time. Untreated Chronic Achilles Tendonitis can, in some cases, lead to tendon rupture.
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