Do you have Achilles tendinopathy? As we get back outdoors to do more walking, running, and activity in the spring and summer, this common condition may become more provoked with greater use.
The British Journal of Sports Medicine and Science suggests beginning management with the following techniques:
1. Get an evaluation from a qualified provider
2. Night splinting has been effective in many cases
3. Eccentric calf exercises have been effective in many cases.
Here is a video of how eccentric calf exercises are performed:
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