The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body and can withstand tensile forces of 1,000 pounds or more. It is also one of the most frequently injured tendons, because of the heavy workload the Achilles is put through as part of most physical activity.
The key to treating Achilles injury is to seek treatment as soon as possible, exercising through pain will only complicate and lengthen the recovery process.
Your podiatrist at Franskton Podiatry will assess your foot biomechanics as well as environmental factors such as show wear, exercise type and frequency.
From this assessment they will determine the underlying cause of the injury and design a treatment program to get you back to full fitness.