My ankles are still in the morning, and the achilles heels are really stiff. Lately, I also shuffle when I walk.
Have you been checked for Psoriatic Arthritis? I have RA, PA and Sjogrens. PA will affect the Achilles tendons. I am not a doctor and can't diagnose you, and you don't give enough info to tell for sure. Please see your doctor! Let us know what you learn and best of luck!
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