On this page:
- Achilles Tendonitis Stretching Exercises
- Strengthening Exercises for Achilles Tendonitis
- Achilles Tendonitis Prevention
Achilles Tendonitis can be difficult to treat with no single approach being effective on its own. We outline a step by step approach to curing achilles tendonitis.
The following rehabilitation guide is intended for information purposes only. We recommend seeking professional advice before attempting any self help treatment.
The aim of an achilles tendonitis rehab program is to decrease the initial pain and inflammation, improve calf muscle flexibility and strength, re-establish joint co-ordination and gradually return to full fitness.
Day 1: walk 4 minutes jog 1 minutes repeat four times
Day 2: rest
Day 3: walk 4 minutes jog 2 minutes repeat three times
Day 4: rest
Day 5: walk 3 minutes jog 3 minutes repeat 4 times
Day 6: rest
Day 7: walk 2 minutes jog 4 minutes repeat 4 times