As the largest tendon in your body, the Achilles tendon connects your calf muscle to your heel. Athletes sometimes injure their Achilles tendon through overuse, repetitive stress or trauma. Landing hard on your heel can cause your Achilles tendon to rupture.
If you have pain around your heel or Achilles tendon, it’s important to see an expert to prevent a serious injury. Trusted providers at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine can diagnose and treat your Achilles tendon pain in Goshen, Nappanee and Shipshewana, IN.
Our team includes a foot and ankle specialist who can provide expertise in your Achilles tendon injury. We’ll work together to create a plan that addresses your sports injury and gets you back in the game as quickly as possible. Call (574) 534-2548 to make an appointment.