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Retrocalcaneal bursitis

Patient Positioning

Patient lies prone, foot hanging out of the examination table.

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on a sagittal plane over the achilles tendon, which is easily palpated.

note: patient with mechanically induced bursitis.
note: patient suffering from spondyloarthritis with retrocalcaneal bursitis with effusion, positive doppler signal and inflammatory tendinopathy of the achilles tendon.

Note: Overuse injury with bursitis of the retrocalcaneal bursa.