Posts Tagged ‘Achilles’

Achilles Tendinopathy in runners

Achilles Tendinopathy in Runners Unfortunately Achilles pain can become the bain of many runner’s careers. Whether you are an elite or a recreational runner it can affect you. Achilles pain can come on acutely or more gradually with a seemingly insidious onset. Acute pain with a loud audible pop is known as an achilles rupture,…

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Achilles Tendon Injury – What Rehab is Forgetting

Achilles Tendon Injury – What Rehab is Forgetting The Achilles tendon is at risk of injury with high load. Runners have a 15 times greater risk of Achilles rupture and 30 times greater risk of tendinopathy than sedentary individuals. The Achilles tendon is the thickest and strongest tendon in the body. The three calf muscle…

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