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How can you strengthen an Achilles tendon?

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In brief: Physical therapy

If you are recuperating from an injury, consider asking your doc about physical therapy.

In brief: Physical therapy

If you are recuperating from an injury, consider asking your doc about physical therapy.
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Strengthen tendon

Actually when we prescribe exercises for achilles strengthening we are really strengthening the muscle.
The best and quickest exercise for this area are eccentric exercises. These are using the muscle as they are shortening. Space here does not allow a full explanation. Please youtube "achilles eccentric exercises" for some good examples.

In brief: Strengthen tendon

Actually when we prescribe exercises for achilles strengthening we are really strengthening the muscle.
The best and quickest exercise for this area are eccentric exercises. These are using the muscle as they are shortening. Space here does not allow a full explanation. Please youtube "achilles eccentric exercises" for some good examples.
Dr. Stephen Arbes
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Ankle injury

If injured or operated on, physical therapy is advised.

In brief: Ankle injury

If injured or operated on, physical therapy is advised.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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