Continuous, intense physical activity is great, right? Not if it results in Achilles tendonitis. This wear-and-tear injury is characterized with persistent pain, as well as stiffness, tenderness or swelling of the heel. The severity of Achilles tendonitis will dictate the treatment options, but it is important to give patients simple remedies they can implement at home for optimal rehabilitation compliance. Enter, TheraBand Kinesiology Tape!
Kinesiology taping technique for chronic Achilles tendon pain
In this specific case study, Dr. Jennifer Illes came across an attendee at the National Florida Chiropractic Association conference who was experiencing chronic Achilles pain while walking, regardless of time or distance moved. See how she treated the pain with kinesiology tape, and hear her other rehabilitation recommendations!