Achilles tendonitis exercises, in particular Achilles tendonitis stretches, are a key part of a treatment or injury prevention program. Stretching and strengthening the Achilles tendon, calf muscles and plantar fascia (foot) can have a major impact on stretches reducing Achilles tendonitis pain levels in a short time.
The best way to treat an Achilles tendonitis injury is to keep it from happening in the first place! Many times, Achilles tendonitis can be prevented by improving lower extremity strength, balance and flexibility. The ProStretch® Plus Adjustable Calf and Foot Stretcher is a unique enhancement tool designed to allow you to improve all three of these categories.
Increased muscle flexibility reduces the risk of over-use injuries like Achilles Tendonitis.
With a proper ProStretch flexibility program, muscles and tendons actually begin to lengthen. You can learn how to best stretch and strengthen your lower leg, including pain relieving Achilles tendonitis stretches, using the ProStretch by downloading the ProStretch Stretching Guide.
The ProStretch Plus is perfect for the gradual Achilles tendonitis stretches needed to heal Achilles tendonitis and prevent future injuries. You can see the ProStretch Plus in action by watching this video.
In addition to using the ProStretch Plus to help treat and prevent Achilles tendonitis, here are some additional suggestions for Achilles tendonitis stretches and exercises that may help.
This is a gentle and simple exercise that will help strengthen your calf muscles, and strong calf muscles can lead to decreased occurrences of Achilles tendonitis injuries.
This ankle exercise can help reduce symptoms of Achilles tendinitis by improving your ability to rotate your ankle.
This Achilles tendonitis stretch can help to restore balance and strength in the tendon affected by Achilles tendonitis.
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