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Achilles Tendinopathy and Physiotherapy

What is Achilles Tendinopathy? Achilles tendinopathy is overuse of the Achilles tendon, either at the mid-portion or the lower insertional area. Symptoms are often worse first thing in the morning and ease with activity. It is often a chronic injury as people classically continue with activity or sport because the pain eases with movement. Why do I have it? Poor biomechanics (pronating or flat feet put abnormal loading through the Achilles tendon. Calf weakness Stiffness at the ankle joints Footwear with little/no support Increased loading (increased training frequency or ... Read more