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The Achilles tendon is the tendon that connect the calf muscles to the heel bone. Achilles tendinitis is an overuse injury of the Achilles tendon.
It occurs mostly due overuse injury to the tendon. Usually when the patient suddenly increase the intensity or the duration of their activities. It is mostly common in the middle-aged population and athletes.
Muscle stretching and gradual increase in activities can prevent this injury. If the condition becomes chronic it forms Achilles tendinosis.