Achilles Tendon Rupture Relief
Achilles tendon rupture is a very common injury, particularly among athletes. It is caused by the sudden exertion of force upon the Achilles tendon, which can cause it to tear in part or fully.
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CARESPACE is less than 10-minutes away
Good news – if you’re looking for achilles tendon rupture treatment near you and are in the Kitchener Waterloo area, there’s a CARESPACE multidisciplinary clinic less than 10-minutes away (book by selecting a discipline below). And even better, our evidence-based team is driven to get the results you want so you can be your best.
There are many causes of achilles tendon ruptures
Some potential causes of an achilles tendon rupture include overuse and repetitive strain on the tendon, with activities such as running and jumping particularly high risk for damaging it. In some cases chiropractic care, physiotherapy and massage therapy can help reduce the chances of an achilles tendon rupture occurring. A chiropractor may be able to identify areas that are prone to injury and provide tips on how to prevent problems from developing. Physiotherapy is also important in strengthening and stretching the muscle, while massage therapy can help lessen tension in tight muscles associated with an achilles tendon rupture.
CARESPACE can help your achilles tendon rupture pain
We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE uses a result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness with your choice of Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy. CARESPACE practitioners work together to understand both your primary concerns and long-term health goals. Multidisciplinary evidence-based plans are designed to address the root causes and are developed to provide fast and long-lasting relief to ensure you can start living your healthier life today.
What is an achilles tendon rupture?
An Achilles tendon rupture is a common, but serious injury that can occur when the large tendon in the back of your leg that connects your calf muscle to your heel bone becomes overstressed. This injury most often happens during vigorous physical activities such as running, jumping and playing sports.
What are the symptoms of an achilles tendon rupture?
Symptoms of an Achilles tendon rupture can include sudden pain at the back of the ankle/calf that may range from mild to severe, swelling near the area of the rupture, difficulty bending your foot or pointing it downwards and difficulty standing on tiptoe. Prompt medical attention must be sought after this type of injury occurs to limit potential longterm damage.