HOW CAN I RELIEVE PAIN AND DISCOMFORT CAUSED FROM ACHILLES TENDONITIS?
Achilles tendonitis refers to inflammation of the Achilles tendon and occurs due to repetitive loading of the connective tissue. It commonly affects runners and jumpers due to to the frequent repetition of the same movements. Symptoms usually include stiffness, pain, redness and swelling of the area that is affected.
Bauerfeind’s high-quality supports and braces engineered with medical-grade compression are designed to reduce the symptoms of Achilles tendonitis, such as swelling and pain. You will experience a therapeutic combination of stabilisation and enhanced blood circulation for healing during movement. Our special knit material is very gentle on the skin and allows for a comfortable brace to complement your recovery process.
Two good ankle braces for achilles tendonitis include the AchilloTrain and AchilloTrain Pro ankle supports which stabilise the foot.
HOW TO TREAT PAIN CAUSED BY ACHILLES TENDONITIS
- Regularly apply ice packs in the first few days to the affected area to help reduce swelling and pain.
- Do plenty of balance and strengthening exercises for healing and prevent risks of re-injury. Your doctor can recommend a physical therapist to teach you what to do.
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications and analgesic may be helpful.
- Severe or persistent pain should be investigated by your doctor.
Play it safe: Consult a doctor if you experience unusually intense and persistent tendonitis pain.