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Does your foot or ankle hurt? Is the pain restricting your movement and compelling you to give up on your favorite activities? Have you tried all means of treating your foot pain, but have not been able to get any relief? Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), the all-natural alternative to pain relief, may be the answer for you.
Studies have shown:
The Achilles tendon is the longest tendon in the body, joining the calf muscles with the heel bone. It appears as a band of tissue at the back of your ankle and above your heel. Achilles tendinitis refers to inflammation of this tendon.
Constant overuse or repetitive activities can cause Achilles tendonitis. These activities exert excessive stress on the tendon and damage or injure the tendon, resulting in pain.
People involved in activities like sports and exercises are more prone to develop Achilles tendonitis. It is also commonly seen in people whose occupation requires long periods of standing.
Symptoms related to Achilles tendonitis include:
Diagnosis is based on the following:
Treatment options depend on the duration and extent of injury to the tendon:
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