What is tendonitis of the Achilles ?
Achilles tendonitis causes heel pain at the back of your lower leg due to irritation of the Achilles tendon which connects your calf muscles to your heel bone mostly caused by increased running. It can be associated with Achilles tendinopathy. Most common symptom is pain at the back of the heel in the morning which worsens during or after running. Neglected tendonitis can lead to Achilles tendon rupture.
Achilles tendonitis treatment
Your physiotherapist will physically assess & test to diagnose grade of your achilles tendon injury, use hands on physiotherapy, shockwave therapy, dry needling, & taping. Provide & advise you exercises for achilles tendonitis via our exercise prescription software Salaso. Prescribe orthotics, compression socks, ankle brace & heel lifts,
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Having been dogged with injury I decided to have a full prehab/FMS screen with Colette at Imokilly Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic. My starting score was 12/21 which placed me in a high risk injury bracket but by doing my corrective exercises, I not only played through the whole season un-injured but I also got my score up to 17/21 by the end.
I had spent a significant amount of money elsewhere on unwearable orthotics, before coming to Imokilly Physiotherapy Clinic. The orthotics I got here are by far the most comfortable to wear, and I wouldn't put a pair of shoes on without them!
Having had a long long history of back-pain which was then managed surgically with a dynamic fusion I was nervous about commencing any exercise. My neurosurgeon recommended that I attend a physiotherapist-led clinical Pilates class and I was lucky to find Sarah. Her entire approach is aimed at individualised rehabilitation, namely the individual assessment, tailored exercise programmes, small classes and follow-up emails. The standard of Pilates service is far superior to a fitness-based drop in class, and hence ideal for those with injuries.
Chronic Achilles tendinopathy was limiting my ability to progress my marathon training and I knew that I had to tackle it properly to allow it to heal. Although it was frustrating to step back from training, I am now running painfree and hoping for a marathon PB