This condition is when there is pain and inflammation of the achilles tendon which is the thick tendon between the calf muscle and the heel. Achilles tendonitis is characterized by pain in the tendon, tenderness to touching the achilles tendon, loss of flexibility, and occasionally difficulty walking and / or running.
How Physical Therapy Helps Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles tendinitis is a common condition we treat in our running population. We have found an effective way to utilize our speciality services to decrease symptoms at the tendon and then use our vast knowledge of load management to build the strength of the tendon back up. Call us today to find out how we can help you eliminate pain quickly and get back to what you love to do!