Achilles Tendon Pain
Achilles tendon pain can develop whether running or walking and it is the repetitive “stepping” nature of these activities that causes problems if an individual's tendon is prone to over extension. This could be due to increased activity levels, tired footwear or even slight natural under development of the tendon.
The body’s response to this is an inflammation called Achilles Tendonitis with symptoms ranging from a dull ache to a sharp stabbing pain in the back of your ankle. Pain can be at its most acute the morning after the activity that caused it.
This does not signal an end to exercise and there is a simple, established intervention. Insoles with a deep heel cup and firm heel raise control the downward movement of your heel at impact and reduce the tension and strain on your Achilles tendon.
Soft, non-supportive insoles will be ineffective.
The following insoles for Achilles Tendonitis are from our clinical range which is in use throughout the UK podiatry, sports rehab and physiotherapy professions.
Try them with confidence, whatever your activity.