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Foot tendonitis (tendinitis) is inflammation or irritation of a tendon in your foot. Tendons are strong bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. Overuse usually causes foot tendonitis, but it can also be the result of an injury

Tendinitis Symptoms

  • Pain in a tendon that gets worse when you move.
  • Difficulty moving the joint.
  • Feeling a grating or crackling in the tendon.
  • Swelling, sometimes with heat or redness

Tendinitis Treatment

  • Corticosteroid injections: Corticosteroids (often called “steroids”) are often used because they work quickly to decrease the inflammation and pain.


  • Surgery: This is rarely For severe problems that do not respond to other treatments.

Manalapan, New Jersey Foot and Ankle specializes in the detection and treatment of all occupational foot disorders.

Stress fractures, sprains, strains, corns, callous and ingrown toenails that can occur in the workplace, or be aggravated at work. Deep aches or pains in the arch, ball of foot or heel may be related to muscle or ligament strain, which is associated with poor foot posture.

Care of feet in the workplace is a prime safety consideration. The activities performed in a specific careers like police officer, firemen, teachers and sanitation work can often create foot and ankle problems. These jobs which require continual standing, stepping up and down ladders, carrying heavy loads, working in water or long periods of walking or bending down all day can lead to foot, leg and lower back pain.

At Manalapan, New Jersey Foot and Ankle we have had the pleasure of treating the men and women of the NYPD, FDNY, DSNY, MTA and NYC school educators so they are back on there feet supporting our community’s. Our medical staff and Podiatrist at Manalapan, New Jersey Foot and Ankle are trained to diagnose your foot and ankle conditions and provide the appropriate treatment options.

Common Foot & Ankle Conditions Treated at Manalapan, New Jersey Foot and Ankle

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