Category Archives: achilles tendinitis

4 Exercises to help with achilles tendon pain

Achilles tendon injuries are a very common sports injury. Check out the video below to learn 4 exercises you should add to your rehab program if you are suffering from achilles pain. They include stretching of the gastroc and soleus, eccentric exercises, and  nerve flossing or nerve mobilizations. Let me know if you have any […]

Professional athletes like Kobe and Alex Rodriguez have been doing it for years, but is it right for you?

Professional athletes, including Kobe and Alex Rodriguez have been doing it for years. Is it right for you? We are talking about PRP injections. Many of you may have heard of PRP- Platelet Rich Plasma – for the healing of many common musculoskeletal injuries like tendonitis, muscle strains, and ligament strains. But is the marketing […]

I have pronated feet: Should I be concerned?

“Hey Ed, I’ve been told I have pronated feet. What exactly is that and do I need to be concerned, thanks, K.B.” Hi K.B. if you look at the picture, you can get an idea what a pronated foot looks like. First of all, pronation is not the root of all evil in the world. […]

Returning to running after Achilles injury.

I received an interesting e-mail the other day I thought I would share to help anyone else with an Achilles tendon injury ~Ed “Hi Ed, I have a question for you. I’m a recreational runner who is wanting to return to running after suffering an Achilles injury. I usually run on a treadmill, but have […]

A quick tip to help with Achilles Tendinitis: use a heel lift

  Having pain in your Achilles tendon can be debilitating and very limiting.  I strongly advise you to see your PT for a full bio-mechanical assessment and treatment.  But what can you do now to help?  Just saw a patient with a really sore Achilles’ tendon but she loves to hike and wanted to keep […]