Achilles tendinitis affects a wide variety of athletes but arguably is most troublesome for runners.
For runners there is no way to work around concentric or eccentric loading of the achilles tendon. This issue has derailed many a race. It certainly hampers training, as it limits volume and makes speed and interval work impossible.
Based on the research and my experience treating runners/triathletes of all levels, I have settled on 3 self-treatments that can improve the majority of tough cases of achilles tendinitis.
Those treatments are: [Read more…]