WHY DO YOU HAVE ACHILLES HEEL PAIN?
High arched feet
Long periods of standing or walking during work
Playing sports and being active
Tightness in the calf muscle or arch
Wearing shoes with poor arch support
Standing on hard surfaces and walking barefoot
Sports and activities with jumping, landing or plyometrics
WHAT DOES IT FEEL LIKE?
Sharp stabbing pain or dull ache in the heel
Worse in the morning or after rest
Worse after long periods of sitting
Worse when standing or walking for long periods of time
Painful when walking up or down stairs or an incline
Worse after activity, especially the following day