What is it?
Inflammation of the attachment of the calf muscles on the calcaneus.
Over pronation, improper training techniques, changes in running surfaces
Pain and tenderness at the attachment site at the heel. Pre-activity pain and morning stiffness with a decrease in symptoms as the tendon warms up. May develop into a heel spur if chronic.
- If caused by over pronation, consider a stability or motion control shoe/insert
- 1 – 2 week heel lift
- Calf stretches
- Massage of tendon
- Educate on proper training techniques
- Trigger Point - massage therapy
- Addaday Massage Products
- Hydration, Nutrition