What is Tendonitis?
A common source of foot pain, tendonitis is the result of irritation or inflammation of the tendons—strong bands of tissue that connect bone to muscle. This condition usually occurs due to injury or overuse that causes tiny tears and damage, but certain conditions, like flat feet, can also result in tendonitis. Any tendon in the foot can be affected and lead to conditions like extensor tendonitis and Achilles tendonitis.
Symptoms of tendonitis vary depending on the tendon that is affected. Common symptoms include: