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Achilles tendonitis: Introduction
Achilles tendonitis: Achilles tendonitis is a condition of irritation and inflammation of the large tendon in the back of the ankle.See detailed information below for a list of 10causes of Achilles tendonitis, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Achilles tendonitis:
The following medical conditions are some of the possiblecauses of Achilles tendonitis.There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctorabout your symptoms.

Overuse injuryExcessive trainingRunnersAthletesConstant use of high heelsClimbing up hillOverpronation of the heelmore causes...>>
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Common Causes of Achilles tendonitisOveruse injuryAthletesRecent changes in footwearmore common causes...>>
Causes of Types of Achilles tendonitis:
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Sudden onset of Achilles tendonitis (7 causes)more types...>>
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Achilles tendonitis Treatments
Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Achilles tendonitis may include:
Raise heel of shoeRestrict strenuous activity or sport for 2-3 weeksCorticosteroid injection at site of tendonitisCold packs to reduce inflammationmore treatments...>>
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Causes of General Symptom Types
Research the causes of these more general types of symptom:
Foot symptoms (2265 causes)Leg symptoms (2751 causes)Limb symptoms (3592 causes)Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes)Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes)Tendon symptoms (412 causes)Lower leg symptoms (59 causes)Arm symptoms (1619 causes)more symptoms...>>
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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Achilles tendonitis
Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Achilles tendonitis:
AthletesChanges in exercise training schedulesLong distance runnersOveruse injuryRecent changes in footwearmore symptoms...>>
Misdiagnosis and Achilles tendonitis
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Detailed list of causes of Achilles tendonitis
The list below shows some of the causes of Achilles tendonitis mentioned in various sources:
AthletesChanges in exercise training schedulesClimbing up hillConstant use of high heelsExcessive trainingmore causes...>>
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How Common are these Causes of Achilles tendonitis?
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases,not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Achilles tendonitis.Of the 10causes of Achilles tendonitis thatwe have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
0causes are "very common" diseases0causes are "common" diseases0causes are "uncommon" diseases0causes are "rare" diseases0causes are "very rare" diseases10causes have no prevalence information.
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Conditions listing medical symptoms: Achilles tendonitis:
The following list of conditionshave 'Achilles tendonitis' or similarlisted as a symptom in our database.This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete.Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the causeof any symptom.

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Classifications of Achilles tendonitis:
Medical Conditions associated with Achilles tendonitis:

Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Tendon symptoms (412 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes)

Symptoms related to Achilles tendonitis:

Athletes, Changes in exercise training schedules, Long distance runners, Overuse injury, Recent changes in footwear

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Achilles tendonitis
Medical research papers related to Achilles tendonitis include:
Achilles Tendon RuptureAnkle & foot (acute & chronic).Heel painAchilles Tendon Pathology (Overview)Tendonitis (Diagnosis)Plantar FasciitisAchilles Tendonitis (Overview)Talofibular Ligament Injury (Treatment)
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