Here are some examples of exercises for your achilles tendon. Start
each exercise slowly. Ease off the exercise if you start to have pain.
Your doctor or physiotherapist will tell you when you can start these
exercises and which ones will work best for you.
This exercise will get you started on building strength after an Achilles tendon injury. Your doctor or physiotherapist can help you move on to more challenging exercises as you heal and get stronger.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be
sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having
problems. It's also a good idea to know your test results and keep a list of
the medicines you take.
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Current as of:
May 23, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
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