- Pain and stiffness along the Achilles tendon in the morning
- Calf tightness and pain
- Pain along the tendon or back of the heel that worsens with activity
- Severe pain and swelling the day after exercising
- Thickening of the tendon
- Bone spur formation in heal bone at attachment
- Swelling that gets worse with activity
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
- Tingling, burning, or a sensation similar to an electrical shock
- Numbness in foot
- Pain, including shooting pain up the shin
- Shin splint like pains on the inside of the shin bone
- Grade 1. The plantar complex has been stretched causing pin-point tenderness and slight swelling.
- Grade 2. A partial tearing of the plantar complex causes more widespread tenderness, moderate swelling, and bruising. Movement of the toe is limited and painful.
- Grade 3. The plantar complex is completely torn causing severe tenderness, severe swelling, and bruising. It is difficult and painful to move the big toe.
- Pain in the big toe with motion
- Mid-foot arch pains
- Pain or burning on top of foot
- Pain with curling or extending toes
- Pain on outside of foot that travels to knee
- Grade 1 sprain: Slight stretching and some damage to the fibers (fibrils) of the ligament.
- Grade 2 sprain: Partial tearing of the ligament, abnormal looseness (laxity) of the ankle joint.
- Grade 3 sprain: Complete tear of the ligament. If the examiner pulls or pushes, gross instability occurs.
It is very important to get treatment to a sprained ankle to decrease pain, inflammation and prevent lasting effects.