How to Do exercises for the Achilles tendon
The Achilles tendon is subject to inflammation, tendonitis, tendinosis, tendon rupture and tendinopathy. Learn about the anatomy of the ankle and the Achilles tendon in these expert videos. You will get tips from our physical therapy expert for non-surgical treatment of the lower leg. Learning the appropriate exercises for the Achilles tendon can aid in flexibility and repair of the tendon. See how to perform important stretches to enhance the range of motion in your ankle and lower leg. Watch as our expert demonstrates different techniques for massaging the calf muscle and the muscle "belly" of the Achilles tendon. These expert video clips will aid in the recovery of your Achilles tendon and get you back on your feet quicker.