The Achilles tendon is the body’s strongest tendon located at the back of the ankle. Its disorders cause pain that can really affect daily life. It causes pain, especially at the back of the ankle, which increases with the use of shoes. It prevents daily life.
The examination and X-rays can give very important information about the cause of the disease. An MRI is necessary to see if further treatment is needed. In the early period, anti-edema treatments and special wristbands provide very successful results. In advanced patients or in case of anatomical damage to the tendon, arthroscopic surgery can be used.
The surgery can be performed in many different ways. However, open treatment can cause delays in the healing process. After arthroscopic treatment, you can return to daily life in a very short time.