Achilles tendinopathy is an overuse injury that can be diagnosed in an athlete if certain clinical findings are present.
Patient selection: athlete engaged in strenuous activities such as running and jumping
Clinical features of Achilles tendinopathy:
(1) pain in the Achilles tendon
(2) swelling in the tendon (diffuse or localized)
(3) impaired performance
(4) exclusion of rupture or other diagnosis
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Specialty: Surgery, orthopedic