Tendonitis

Tendonitis develops from overuse of a set of muscles. Strain causes swelling or small fibers in a tendon to pull apart. Continual exertion of your muscles may cause pain and swelling, limiting your activities.

At first, tendons in the foot may hurt only during or after rigorous activity. Continued irritation may cause pain when you walk or even when standing still. The various types of tendonitis include: