After an extended break in regular training over the holiday period and a sudden return to sports our Podiatrists always see an increase in achilles tendon and calf muscle complaints.
Do you want to avoid becoming another injury static?
Here is our top 5 preventative tips to prevent Achilles Tendinopathy!
An overstrain injury of the thick Achilles tendon, which connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. Similar to a rope fraying, the Achilles tendon can tear or rupture if load rapidly or continuously exceeds capacity.
Symptoms can vary but may include:
Who is at risk:
Achilles pain can affect everyone but is most common in runners, those returning to sport after an extended break and middle-aged people who play sports only on the weekends.
What is Achilles Tendinopathy?
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