Achilles Pain

Achilles Pain (Achilles Tendonitis) is the inflammation and degeneration of the achilles tendon.

Causes &
symptoms
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CAUSES:

  • REPEATED STRESS
  • PROLONGED PERIODS OF STANDING
  • OVER PRONATION
  • INAPPROPRIATE SHOES

SYMPTOMS:

  • SHOOTING, BURNING OR PIERCING PAIN

TREATMENTS:

  • APPLY THE RICE PRINCIPLE (REST, ICE, COMPRESSION, ELEVATION)
  • USE SORBOTHANE HEEL PADS TO PROVIDE LIFT AND REDUCE STRAIN ON THE ACHILLES OR SORBO-PRO TO MAINTAIN OPTIMUM PRONATION CONTROL
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