Ankle treatment benefits for Achilles tendonitis

achilles tendonitis treatment

Dealing with Achilles tendonitis can be tough, but physical therapy-based ankle treatment can make it a whole lot easier.

Holland Physical Therapy is here to help you deal with your Achilles tendonitis and other ankle issues. Our mission is to provide everyone in Holland, Michigan with a friendly place to turn to you for physical therapy. One result of this mission is that we strive to treat all our patients as individuals.

This is why we perform an initial evaluation on every person who comes to see us. During your initial evaluation, we’ll determine what your injury is and how it’s affecting you. Only then will we build you a physical therapy program to address your injury. By building you an individualized therapy plan, our team can bring the benefits of an ankle treatment plan to you.


Benefits our ankle treatments may have for your Achilles tendonitis


To understand how ankle treatment for Achilles tendinitis may benefit you, it may help if you know more about this condition. Your Achilles tendon attaches your calf muscle to your heel. Achilles tendinitis is a condition where this tendon becomes inflamed for some reason. The inflammation of this condition typically results in pain in the ankle and heel. The condition is usually a result of one of several problems with your legs or ankles.

One problem that can cause Achilles tendinitis is having excessive hamstring tightness. Another problem that can cause this condition is having tight calf muscles for an extended period of time. In addition, ankle range of motion issues that alter your walking pattern may cause you to develop Achilles tendinitis.

No matter which of these issues caused your Achilles tendinitis in the first place, our team may be able to help you with a physical therapy plan. Our treatments may bring you benefits that include:

  • Reducing and even eliminating heal, ankle and leg pain caused by Achilles tendinitis
  • Improving the mobility in your ankles and legs
  • Strengthening and releasing the tension in muscles that can cause this condition

With these benefits of our ankle treatment plans, we hope to help you get back to doing all the activities you enjoy as fast as possible.

Would you like to find out more about our ankle treatments? Are you ready to schedule an initial evaluation? All you have to do is contact the friendly team at Holland Physical Therapy today.