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Post of diagnosis ; 1.RT calcaneal bone spur. 2. RT Achilles tendinitis. Procedure : RT calcaneal bone spur removal & RT Achilles tendon detachment ,debridement of the tendon & reattachment. Dissection carried down to the bone spur. This was done full thickness. The Achilles tendon was detached laterally. Approx 25% of the tendon was left medially. the large bone spur removed. The area inspected under fluroscopy and the bone spur completely reomved. The ventral aspect of the tendon was debried. The achilles came down nicely & anatomic tension compared to the contra lateral side. it was irrigated with sterile material. The patient tolerate the procedure well. Following the post operative mointor ,the patient will be discharged to home.