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Achilles tendon injuries

The Achilles tendon is the thick cord you can feel above the back of your heel. Find out about Achilles tendon injuries and how to prevent them happening.

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Heel pain

A lot of people suffer from heel pain. Find out more about the symptoms, treatments and self-care options and when to seek medical attention from a specialist.

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Sever's disease

Sever's disease is a condition which occurs when the bones in the calf (the tibia and fibula) grow more quickly than the Achilles tendon. It affects children 8-14 years of age.

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Calf pain

Calf pain is often caused by a muscle strain or cramps due to exercise, dehydration or mineral deficiency. But it can be a symptom of something more serious.

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Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia and a common cause of heel pain. Learn here how you can reduce the pain if you have plantar fasciitis.

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Clubfoot

Clubfoot is a birth abnormality that makes one or both of a baby's feet pointed and twisted. The condition doesn't hurt the baby and can be treated. Learn more here.

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Tendonitis

Tendonitis is an irritated or inflamed tendon that can develop anywhere in the body, but is most common in the shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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Bones, muscles and joints

Bones, muscles and joints make up the musculoskeletal system. Learn more about their function and conditions related to the bones, muscles and joints.

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