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The Achilles tendon is an extremely strong tendon that attaches the calf muscles to the foot. Tendonitis refers to irritation or inflammation of this tendon. This is a common sports injury often seen by doctors where repetitive strain occurs e.g. in sports involving running and/or jumping.
For this type of injury physiotherapy is of benefit as soon as possible in order to ensure a speedy recovery.
Initial treatment for most ligament injuries is to follow the P.R.I.C.E regime: