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 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
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
Achilles Tendonitis or Achilles Tendinosis? Achilles Tendonitis (or its other spelling – Achilles Tendinitis) is an acute flare up of tissues around the tendon and is short lasting – only a few days. Achilles Tendinosis is a chronic degenerative condition lasting for ever!. It’s a bit like a puppy – not just for Christmas but [...]. . . . .Click HERE to read the whole of the post