Achilles tendonitis is an inflammatory injury of the achilles tendon due to traumatic injury or overuse. This tough cord like tendon attaches the muscles in the calf to the heel bone. Symptoms include pain when walking, running or jumping and often present in conjunction with swelling, heat and local tenderness.
The most common conservative treatments for tendonitis include:
• Heat therapy
• Custom Orthotics
• Supportive Footwear
• Laser Therapy