Torn Achilles Tendon Rupture or Achilles Tendonitis? [HOW TO TELL]

Do you have a torn Achilles tendon rupture, or just Achilles tendinitis? In this video we go over causes, symptoms diagnosis and the best home treatment!  
Insertional Achilles Tendonitis Heel Pain

Achilles Tendon & Back of Heel Pain

Back of the heel pain is most commonly caused by Achilles tendon and back of the calcaneus damage.

The most common causes of back heel pain are:

  • Fat pad atrophy that can lead to calcaneus bone pain.
  • Insertional Achilles tendinitis pain.
  • Achilles tendinitis 2-6 cm above the heel bone.
  • An Achilles tendon strain or rupture.
  • Nerve impingement or entrapment in the heel.
  • Achilles tendinosis.
  • Back of the heel spur pain.
  • Achilles tendon bursitis.

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