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Achilles tendinitis

Achilles tendinitis is an inflammation of your Achilles tendon. It’s quite common in people who have psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis. It can also occur as an over-use injury in people who take part in excessive exercise or exercise that they’re not used to.

You can find out more about Achilles tendinitis on our foot pain pages.

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