Achilles Tendonitis

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The Achilles tendon is one of the largest tendons in the body. It connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. It can become inflamed, usually due to repetitive strain and poor range of motion. Achilles tendonitis is commonly treated using orthotics with heel lifts and physical therapy.

We regularly treat patients with achilles tendonitis and don’t want you to suffer any longer! – Healthy Feet Staff

Symptoms

  • 1Swelling and thickening of the achilles tendon
  • 2Pain at the back of the heel
  • 3Pain in the morning when getting out of bed

Let Me Treat Your Achilles Tendonitis

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Karen Westcott, Orthotic technician

Karen Westcott is a Registered Kinesiologist with 4+ years experience working in the health care field. Karen started her career working in a physiotherapy clinic and from there was promoted to Team Leader working in the Seniors Wellness Division. Working in the Seniors Wellness Division opened Karen’s eyes to the importance behind proper footwear and nail care. Karen is now working as an Orthotic Technician at both the Hamilton Foot Clinic and the Burlington Foot Clinic.