The Achilles tendon connects your calf to your heel bone. This tendon is one of the strongest tendons in your body, and yet also one that we treat frequently for injuries.
We see many children and teens with injuries that are a direct result of having jumped full speed into a strenuous sport program after having spent a relatively inactive summer. Helping your child gradually prepare for fall sports can prevent many podiatric issues.
Osteoarthritis, a condition where the cartilage in the joints deteriorates, is one cause of joint pain, but there are others as well.