Achilles tendinopathy (common overuse injury) is a group of pathological changes that affect the Achilles tendon, usually as a result of overuse and chronic stress on the tendon.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES & RISK FACTORS?
There are some known risk factors associated with Achilles tendinopathy pathology. Among these risk factors are:
- High blood pressure
- Rapid changed to load
- Type II Diabetes
- Long-term steroid use
- Family history of tendinopathy