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Achilles Tendinopathy

What is Achilles Tendinopathy?

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


Chronic pain, swelling and inflammation of the Achilles tendon, often occurs before an Achilles tendon rupture.


• 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