FOTP02 Achilles Tendinopathy

Related Search Terms:

Achilles tendon strain. Achilles paratendinopathy. Achilles tendinosis

Definition:

Overstretch or overloading of the tendon of the calf muscle running from the back of the lower leg to the heel. Characterised by local pain, tenderness and swelling, especially upon weight-bearing.

Exercises:

1. Calf stretch: LEGM14, LEGM10, LEGM09, LEGM08, LEGM05, LEGM04, LEGM03, LEGM02, LEGM01

2. Plantar Fascia Self-massage exercise: FOTM01

3. Calf strengthening exercise: FOTS07, FOTS01, LEGS12

4. Tibialis anterior stretch: FOTM03