Richmond Chiropractic Centre

Address:

#5520-8181 Cambie Road
Richmond, BC
V6X 1J8

Phone number:

+1 (604) 270-1007

Email:

info@richmondchiro.com

Consultation hours

Monday, Thursday and Saturday | 9am – 2pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday | 9am – 6pm

Achilles Tendonitis

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Achilles Tendonitis is a condition where the Achilles Tendon, at or near its insertion to the posterior aspect of the calcaneus, becomes inflamed and causes pain.

Patients will experience severe aching or burning pain in the back of the heel. This pain typically increases with passive dorsiflexion and resisted plantarflexion, such as rising up onto the toes.

Injury to this pivotal tendon is caused by minor rips and tears that can occur from imbalances in the feet, or sports activity.

In addition to rest and ice, recovery and prevention can be supported by:

Proper footwear
Footwear with adequate support and a fit-depth counter will help protect and stabilize the feet during mobility.

Stretching
Stretching is beneficial for restoring the natural range of motion in the feet.

Footmaxx Orthotics
Since over-pronation is one of the main causes of Achilles Tendonitis, the patient should be fitted with Footmaxx semi-rigid orthotics to control excess motion of the subtalar joint and maintain proper alignment.

Call for a free assessment now 604-270-1007.

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