Symptoms of Achilles tendinitis
- • Heel pain, sometimes described as posterior leg pain, worsening with dorsiflexion.
- • Area of most tenderness is 2 to 3 cm proximal to the attachment to the calcaneus.
- • Tendon may be swollen with thickening, especially 2 to 3 cm proximal to the insertion.
- • May rupture spontaneously.
- Sudden onset of pain during dorsiflexion
- Audible pop or snap
- Positive “Thompson test”