Dr. Bill Releford | PRP Injection Therapy to Treat Achilles Tendinitis

Dr. Bill Releford's Treatment for Painful Achilles Tendinitis Effective

Also known as tendonosis, tendinitis, or Achilles tendinopathy, Achilles Tendinitis is a condition that occurs when the Achilles tendons, which connects the calf muscles located in the lower leg to the heel bone becomes inflamed causing excruciating pain and swelling. When muscles contracts, the tendon usually transmits the contraction power to the heel enabling movement. The Achilles tendons usually move via a protective sheath and it is made up of millions of tiny fibers. Scientific studies have found out that Achilles Tendinitis usually develops when there is overuse of tendons, which makes the tiny fibers in the tendon to wear and tear. This causes pain, inflammation, and swelling.

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