What is the medical term for it?
Achilles heel pain, Achilles tendon pain, pain at the back of the foot is called Achilles Tendinosis (Achilles Tendinitis). Achilles (the tendon name) itis (medical term for inflammation. It can also be referred to as; Achilles Tendinopathy, partial rupture, paratenonitis, tenosynovitis, peritendinitis and achillodynia
What is Achilles pain?
Are you suffering from Achilles Pain? Do you need professional help in Sydney? Barefeet Podiatry Clinic is here to help. We specialise in solving all feet pains and problems across Sydney and New South Wales.
The Achilles tendon is found on the lower back part of the leg leading right down to the heel bone of the foot. As the largest tendon in the body, it is known for its strength. However, it is not very flexible. Sometimes the Achilles tendon can be overstretched causing it to tear or become inflamed.
Many people will notice Achilles pain after running or if they over exercise while completing any physical activity. If you are suffering from any kind of Achilles heel pain, get in touch with us today or schedule an appointment straight away.
If you are wondering what the causes of Achilles Pain are, we will happily inform you. At Barefeet, our podiatrists have many years’ experience and knowledge in all feet issues. From feet pain and heel pain right up to leg pain and hip pain, we can assess the area and provide you with the right solution for the pain.
Get in touch with us by either giving us a call or book an appointment with us online today, and we will be happy to help.
There are two types of Achilles Pain:
Non-Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy
This type of Achilles pain is caused by the rolling in the foot, also known as excessive pronation.
Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy
For Achilles Pain in this instance, is the rolling out of the foot, known as supination.
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What are the symptoms?
Achilles Tendon pain
Achilles Tendon pain when walking
Achilles Tendon pain in the morning
Achilles pain after running
Thickening of the tendon
What can barefeet podiatry do to treat this?
If you are looking for Achilles pain treatment in North Sydney, Australia, Barefeet are here to help. We can provide you with Orthotics to protect the foot from being overstretched. This will be used to control the pronation or supination when the foot makes contact with the ground. The orthotics are designed to allow the foot to function as normal and prevent it from being overused.
Temporary Heel Lifts
We can provide you with temporary heel lifts to help improve your ankle. These should only be used for two weeks.
Achilles and Calf Muscle Stretches
(gastrocnemius & soleus)
Changes in footwear
Changes in gym routine
Changes in the way your foot hits the ground
Aligning your body in its optimal position instead of overusing the area
Re-training of how you walk up stairs
What should I do next?
If you are looking for a ‘podiatry near me,’ we are here to help. Book an initial biomechanical appointment online or give us a call and we will get your Achilles pain treatment as soon as possible. Remember the longer the treatment is delayed, the longer it will take to heal.
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