Treat Your Own Ankle & Achilles Tendon. Easy to follow patient book. Providing you with an active self-treatment plan to effectively treat & prevent ankle pain.
Treat Your Own Ankle and Achilles Tendon is the sixth book in the best-selling Treat Your Own series based on the principles of the internationally renowned Physiotherapist, Robin McKenzie. Treat Your Own Ankle and Achilles Tendon is designed to provide the reader with the information and encouragement to self-manage and prevent a range of conditions affecting the ankle region. These include ankle sprains (both acute and recurrent), and fractures – including the long-term consequences that may occur.
Self-management of Achilles tendon pain is discussed in detail with a progressive active loading programme described which includes guidance on a gradual return to full function. Numerous international studies have confirmed that the McKenzie Method® allows patients to take control of their own pain in the spine and extremities, thereby often avoiding surgery and a long-term costly dependence upon clinicians.