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
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.
Running with Achilles Tendon Problems
How long have you had the pain in your Achilles? Less than 4 weeks? More than 4 weeks?
Have you had the Achilles pain before?
Can do 3 sets of 15 reps of the Eccentric Calf Exercise and be pain-free?
Your answers to all these questions are important….
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