Achilles Tendinopathy

What is it?

Long-term over use, multiple untreated injuries resulting in chronic (happening over a long period of time) tissue injury, poor blood supply and unhealthy tendon.‍

Symptoms

Chronic pain, swelling and inflammation of the Achilles tendon, often occurs before an Achilles tendon rupture.

Treatments
  1. Night splinting to stretch the tendon
  2. Heel lift to reduce the pressure from the tendon
  3. Physiotherapy