Injuries to the Achilles tendon can be classified as tendinopathy, paratendinitis and bursitis, including retrocalcaneal bursitis. The latter can be caused by a deformity of the calcaneus, resulting from a bony prominence known as Haglund’s syndrome. To prevent discomfort caused by friction or the inflammation making contact with footwear, it is advisable to wear an Achilles tendon ankle brace, such as Achillosil by Orliman.
Achilles tendon overload treatment should start as soon as possible to prevent more serious injuries
The Achilles tendon, also known as the calcaneal tendon, is used to walk, run and jump. It connects the two calf muscles to the heel bone (calcaneus). When an overload occurs, the Achilles tendon becomes inflamed and causes pain above the heel, usually in the morning or at the beginning of a sports session. In Achilles tendon overload treatment, it is necessary to be patient and to follow your doctor’s instructions.