Simon Katich Achilles Tendonitis Get the Flash Player to see this content. Simon Katich suffered an injury blow by limping through most of day three of the Ashes Match in Adelaide with a “heel” problem. This was later clarified as being an Achilles swelling see -. His pain was compounded further by knowing that he [...]. . . . .Click HERE to read the whole of the post
Traditionally it was accepted that there was an Achilles watershed area about 4-6 cm up from the insertion of the tendon. Modern techniques show that there is no difference in blood flow except at the bottom. In fact it shows the opposite!. . . . .Click HERE to read the whole of the post
Achilles Tendonitis, or more correctly Tendinosis, is thought to be caused by overuse which causes microscopic areas of damage to the tendon.
These areas of microtrauma are quite common with exercise and normal daily activities, and the body copes by repairing these damaged areas on an ongoing basis.
However the cause of Achilles tendonitis with increased running is due to the fact that this repair process is not able to cope with the repeated strains.
This “damage” accumulates and leads to mechanical breakdown of the Achilles tendon which develops areas of degeneration – Achilles Tendinosis.
Achilles Tendonitis Problems – The Questions For the ANSWERS – click on the BLUE TEXT LINKS 1. Have I got an Achilles Tendonitis Injury? What are the symptoms of Acute and Chronic Achilles Tendonitis. What is the difference between Insertional and Mid-Tendon Achilles Tendon Injuries? These Videos will help you decide. Click 2. Painful Achilles [...]. . . . .Click HERE to read the whole of the post
Achilles Tendonitis Treatment Options Get the Flash Player to see this content. DIY Injury Rehabilitation I will soon be producing a diyinjuryrehab.com Achilles Program that will deliver daily exercises to your Inbox for Achilles Tendonitis Treatment. This will give you a varied but structured approach to your exercise program. Take a look at the video [...]. . . . .Click HERE to read the whole of the post
Causes of Achilles Tendonitis / Tendinosis Classically the main causes of Achilles tendonitis are associated with training factors and overuse. Then there are the intrinsic factors of the athlete themselves – biomechanics, muscle weakness, medical conditions, degenerative changes etc. The extrinsic causes of Achilles tendonitis would include footwear and perhaps use of antibiotics. Training Causes of [...]. . . . .Click HERE to read the whole of the post
What are the symptoms of Achilles Tendonitis Injury and do I have it?
With Acute Achilles Tendonitis Injury you often feel all or most of the following things:-
- sharp nagging pain above heel
- ‘first step’ pain in the morning or after sitting for a while
- walking downstairs first thing in morning
- increase in pain by walking up stairs or uphill
- localised painful swelling in your tendon
Insertional Achilles Tendonitis Injury is also discussed and there are Videos which show you what to expect to find on feeling your Achilles Tendon.. . . . .Click HERE to read the whole of the post
Will rest cure my Achilles Tendonitis or will I need surgery? I explain what the surgery for Tendonitis aims to achieve. I suggest when I think you should consider surgery.
Does rest cure Achilles Problems – see what I think
Stimulate Achilles Tendon Repair with these Exercises Get the Flash Player to see this content. Achilles Tendon Repair Exercises 5 minutes Twice a day That’s all you need to do to Stimulate Achilles Tendon Repair and get rid of your Achilles pain! Start with this exercise – the Best and Most Effective One Jump Directly [...]. . . . .Click HERE to read the whole of the post