Achilles tendon pain

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Achilles tendon pain

Post by benbacome » Apr 11 2017 1:21 pm

Anyone know of any good remedies for an Achilles tendon injury? Everything I'm finding says to elevate and stay off the leg, unfortunately I do not really have that option with work. Not sure exactly what happened but it is tight and even regular walking causes mild discomfort. Obviously I want it healed by the weekend so I can hit the trails.
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Re: Achilles tendon pain

Post by chumley » Apr 11 2017 1:33 pm

A couple of previous posts that might help: ... 54&p=85369

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Re: Achilles tendon pain

Post by flagscott » Apr 11 2017 2:17 pm

I've had this once or twice from running. My wife has had it off and on for years. A couple of things that help:

1) Get a foam roller or "the stick" and stretch the heck out of your calves and hamstrings. Do this many times a day.

2) Do eccentric calf exercises: ... tendinitis Make sure that when you are raising your heel, you're doing it with the other foot.

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