Common Foot & Ankle
Conditions

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

• Night splinting to stretch the tendon

• Heel lift to reduce the pressure from the tendon by reducing the stretch or pull on it

Often complimented by Physio –   deep massage and ultrasound