Introduction: How to Cure Achilles Tendinitis

I injured my Achilles on a roman chair and ended up with tendinitis.  This is how I cured it.

History: I actually "invented" this cure myself, and then showed it to a friend who told me it had already been invented, and is sold for $40 at http://store.thesock.com/TSSOS/Shop/THESOCK.html 

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HowToLou made it!(author)2013-10-15

Update: After only two weeks, my Achilles Tendinitis is all but gone! I used to be sore every morning and even after sitting with my feet up for a couple of hours, watching a movie. Now there is NO pain at all. I tried not wearing it one night and I noticed a little pain in the morning, so I am going to keep it on for another 2 weeks just to get it all the way cured. By the way, I started taking two ibruprofens each night before bed to help reduce the inflamation. That seems to be speeding my recovery.

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Tumotar made it!(author)2013-09-30

Hello, sorry to say that but as an specialist i have to say that NOBODY should try that before an expert study the particular tendinitis. Some tendinitis will evolve very bad using this. I´m sure that it worked for you so you tried to help people, but you should let this to the specialists.
Thank you anyways for the intention :)

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HowToLou made it!(author)2013-09-30

Hi. Thank you for your expert input. I am curious how holding your foot, at night, in the same position it is in all day long, could be harmful. Could you please explain that?

Also, I see the Strassburg sock is marketed for Achilles Tendinitis, among other things. In what cases would that be harmful?

Lastly, in what cases is this solution helpful?

Thanks in advance for your professional, in-depth explanation.

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Tumotar made it!(author)2013-12-09

Reading another of your instructables. (and giving same advices that in this one), i reached this one and realiced i didnt reply you, sorry about that.
To explain yor questions..
-" I am curious how holding your foot, at night, in the same position it is in all day long, could be harmful"
- You dont really have the foot in that position everyday, not even for a continued 5 mins. That forced position is found in some jobs (machinery or body posture) and they all have a good mark for the top10 of tendinitis makers !
-Also, I see the Strassburg sock is marketed for Achilles Tendinitis, among other things. In what cases would that be harmful?
- Achiles tendinitis means, inflamation of the achiles tendon, no more data. The causes can be diverse, and the cause is what a therapy foughts. So the Strassburg sock could be useful in some of them but not in others. (Anyways it is rarely used on achilles tendinitis, and more often in plantar fascitis)

I hope my explanatios satisfy you :)

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HowToLou made it!(author)2013-12-09

Yes, thank you. Maybe I have the right type of tendinitis. The sock helps instantly overnight.

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