Do you experience pain and swelling in your Achilles especially after exercise?
Stiffness in the calf and Achilles first thing in the morning?
This can be traumatic or gradually through overuse or increased training, common in mid/ long distance runners.
Current research shows the best approaches to treatment are:
- Bio mechanical correction including correction of sporting technique
- Calf and Achilles release and stretching
- Progressive Achilles strengthening
- Acupuncture for pain relief
- Kinesiology taping