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Retrocalcaneal Bursa

Retrocalcaneal and subcutaneous calcaneal bursa

The Achilles tendon connects to the heel bone between two small fluid-filled sacs (bursa) located on the heel bone.

Current as of: July 1, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine

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