Frequently Ask Achilles Questions Answered by Renown Achilles Doctors

Q. What Causes Achilles Tendon Injuries?

A. The Achilles tendon can become injured from a number of activities. Simple overuse, a dramatic increase in activity, failing to stretch before exercise, and improper footwear can all cause Achilles tendon injuries.

Q. My Achilles is swollen, what should I do?

A. Contact your local Achilles doctor for an exam.

Q. I heard a pop sound and my Achilles is swollen and painful, did I tear it?

A. It is possible that you have torn or ruptured your Achilles. See a podiatrist or Achilles doctor right away.