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Management of subcalcaneal pain and Achilles tendonitis with heel inserts
  1. G. E. Maclellan,
  2. Barbara Vyvyan


    Soft tissue symptoms in the leg due to sporting activity are commonly associated with the force of heel strike. Conventional training shoes compromise between comfort and performance; few models are suitably designed for both considerations. Using a visco-elastic polymer insert the symptoms of heel pain and Achilles tendonitis have been largely or completely abolished in a preliminary study.

    • Achilles tendonitis
    • Heel pain
    • Visco-elastic polymer
    • Shock waves
    • Sports injuries

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