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Bursitis in the Heel

Bursitis in the Heel
Bursitis in the Heel

Normally, only one bursa is in the heel, between the Achilles tendon and the calcaneus. This bursa may become inflamed, swollen, and painful, resulting in anterior Achilles tendon bursitis.