Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers services and programs through the following Divisions. Use these links to directly access all our Department sites.

Foot & Ankle

Signs & Symptoms

  • Mild pain after exercise or running that gradually worsens

  • A noticeable sense of sluggishness in your leg

  • Episodes of diffuse or localized pain, sometimes severe, along the tendon during or a few hours after running

  • Morning tenderness about an inch and a half above the point where the Achilles tendon is attached to the heel bone

  • Stiffness that generally diminishes as the tendon warms up with use

  • Some swelling