Our Achilles Tendon is strong BUT it is also prone to injury due to repetitive stress, constant loading , overworking and etc. Now the question is, how to fix it ?🤔Unload it , reduce its stress and slowly work on building up the strength GRADUALLY. 💪🏻
While both are Achilles Tendon Injuries, their rehab exercises is however different😳 Take note that you may want to choose your exercises according to your symptoms. If you’re having INSERTIONAL Achilles Tendinitis, you DO NOT ❌ want to stretch the tendon, so you do not want to use a stepper for your exercises. .
Assisted Heel Drop
•Go up on both legs, hook your good leg behind the painful leg and slowly drop the painful heel down with slooww tempo.
Double Leg Calf Raise * Stand on your ball of your foot and tip toe your way up.
* Hold your tip toe for around 1-3 seconds and slowly drop your heel down. *You may also progress to Single Leg Calf Raise*
Exercises are suggested to perform 3 sets of 10 repetitions. Follow the process and slowly load it up with some weights and you’ll be on your way on building back a stronger Achilles. 😉 ‼️DISCLAIMER: This is just a brief guideline on our approach and it MAY help some of you guys. Condition differs from person to person, please seek for medical advice from your trusted licensed healtcare professional for any doubt.