Achilles Tendonitis


The Achilles tendon is one of the largest tendons in the body. It connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. It can become inflamed, usually due to repetitive strain and poor range of motion. Achilles tendonitis is commonly treated using orthotics with heel lifts and physical therapy.

We regularly treat patients with achilles tendonitis and don’t want you to suffer any longer! – Healthy Feet Staff


  • 1Swelling and thickening of the achilles tendon
  • 2Pain at the back of the heel
  • 3Pain in the morning when getting out of bed

Let Me Treat Your Achilles Tendonitis

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Katrina Lammers, C.Ped (C) (Certified Pedorthist)

Katrina graduated form McMaster University’s Kinesiology program in 2001. She has been with our company since 2005, working as an orthotic technician, and more recently obtained her Pedorthic designation in 2013. Katrina will help you with all things orthotic, brace and shoe related. She is also certified in fitting custom compression hose. In addiction to the Hewak Foot Clinic, Katrina also works with orthopaedic surgeons as a Pedorthic consultant with the Hamilton branch of The Foot and Ankle Institute.