Achilles Tendon Xanthomas

What is Tendon Xanthomas? You might be wondering, what even is an Achilles tendon xanthoma? Well, you may be surprised to know that it’s actually a fairly common condition, especially amongst those who have high blood lipid levels. A xanthoma is a skin condition the involves the buildup of fat growths beneath the surface of […]

Achilles Tendinitis

The Achilles is considered the human body’s strongest and thickest tendon. It runs down the calf on the backside of the lower leg, connecting the calf muscle to the heel. We use our Achilles tendon whenever we are in motion, especially when exercising or playing high-impact sports. The Achilles tendon can withstand forces upwards of […]