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Achilles Tendon Rupture Rehabilitation

Achilles Tendon Rupture Rehabilitation

Conservative Management In Achilles Rupture The management of achilles tendon ruptures and the achilles tendon rupture rehabilitation process is handled either surgically, or conservatively (non-surgically). The goal of either approach is to facilitate healing and ultimately restore function as much as possible returning the patient to their pre-injury activity levels. With a conservative non-operative approach… Read More >

Achilles Tendon Rupture Risk Factors

Achilles Tendon Rupture Risk Factors

Frequently A Grey Haired Weekend Warrior Injury An achilles tendon rupture is a fairly common injury where the peak incidence of injury occurs in individuals aged 30-50 yrs old. The cause of injury is commonly the result of playing recreational sports where an achilles tendon rupture is an injury renowned in the medical world for… Read More >

Treating Achilles Pain The Physiotherapy Way

Treating Achilles Pain The Physiotherapy Way

Achilles Pain Is A Common Reason People See A Physio Treatment for Achilles pain is one of the most common reasons people seek our assistance at Sydney Physio Clinic and the good news is that with most minor to moderate Achilles tendon complaints the pain will settle given time, responding well to physiotherapy treatment. The… Read More >

Achilles Tendonitis A Runners Achilles Heel

Achilles Tendonitis A Runners Achilles Heel

What Is Achilles Tendonitis? The Achilles tendon is a long thick tendon at the back of the ankle. The calf muscles feed into the Achilles tendon from around half way down the lower leg and it runs centrally down the back of the leg inserting onto the back of the heel bone. The function of… Read More >

Is Plantaris A Cause Of Achilles Tendinosis?

Is Plantaris A Cause Of Achilles Tendinosis?

Plantaris Muscle: More Than Just A Hypothetical Cause Of “Tennis Leg” The relatively common injury of “tennis leg” occurs most frequently during running or jumping activities and is usually the result of an eccentric load being placed across the ankle with the knee in an extended position.  The sensation experienced is often described by the… Read More >

Achilles Tendon Q & A

Achilles Tendon Q & A

Question Time Regarding The Achilles Tendon I was recently interviewed by a high school student for a project they were doing regarding the Achilles tendon. They asked some good questions, which I did my best to answer from my clinical experience. Some of the questions I thought may be of interest to others, so I… Read More >