Ankle-Foot Pain Composite

Achilles Tendinitis or Rupture


 

Overview

The Achilles tendon is a commonly injured tendon. Achilles tendonitis is caused by an increase in activity or by repetitive activities that overload the tendon. Achilles tendonitis can lead to an Achilles Rupture if it weakens the tendon over time. With a traumatic injury the tendon can rupture and may possibly need surgery to re-attach the tendon.

Symptoms

Treatment

Our physical therapists can help with educating you in regards to proper footwear, orthotics, ice, massage, therapeutic modalities, manual therapy techniques, strengthening and stretching exercises so that you can get back on your feet again!