Review for Achilles Tendinitis

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 240 lbs
  • 5' 7"
  • Laurel, MS
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
  • Chronicity 4 - 6 Months
  • Repeat injury? Yes
  • Runner No
  • Doctor/Care Giver Norwicki

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Heel Lifts
    Strengthening Exercises, Stretching, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Rest, Massage, Physical Therapy, Compression Socks
    Not Improved
    Supportive Shoes, Ice

I don't really know how I injured my left foot. The heel lift helped by shortening the stretch for the tendon, but then I turns my foot again with the heel lift in. Now nothing but rest helps. NSAIDs help some but are hard on my stomach. I know if I weighed 135 my foot wouldn't hurt!!

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