How to treat pain in the Achilles Tendon

Mid Portion Achilles Tendinopathy            

Runners often experience pain in the back of the Achilles tendon that can persist.  This pain is usually caused by deficits in flexibility, strength, and neuromuscular control. The longer that this Achilles tendon pain persists the longer it usually takes to heal. Watch this video to learn more about Achilles tendinopathy and how to treat it so you can run pain-free!

Dr. Nick Scotto is a leading and trusted physical therapist in Jacksonville, Fl. He founded River City Physical Therapy to better serve the active adults in Jacksonville who want to remain fit, healthy, and happy. Many fitness enthusiasts, runners, and active adults have consulted with Nick looking for a permanent solution to their pain. Through education and specific treatment plans he helps them to heal their body naturally and achieve their goals of returning to the activities they love.