What is Achilles tendon disorder?
An inflammation can occur in the Achilles tendon or in the surrounding tissues on account of repetitive forceful loading. Achilles injuries strikes athletes at all levels e.g. where running and jumping are frequently practised.
Increased amount of training.
Change of training surface.
Stiff calf muscles.
Decreased range of motion in your ankle.
Symptoms and treatment
Pain and stiffness during and after activity.
Palpation soreness along the tendon.
Swelling at and around the Achilles tendon.
Crepitations may occur.
Reduced strength in calf muscles.
Gradually intensified rehabilitation program with eccentric muscle training for the calf.
Heel wedge in relieving purpose.
Anti-inflammatory drug or ointment.