Professional physical therapist treating a patient for achilles tentonditis and ankle pain.

Physical Therapy for Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis involves pain in the large tendon at the back of your ankle known as the Achilles Tendon.  This pain is caused from an inflammation and breakdown of the tendon from overuse.  The onset of pain is known as Acute Achilles Tendonitis, but left untreated can become Chronic Achilles Tendonitis.

This condition often occurs with strenuous activity like running fast or up hills, where the tendon has to stretch and contract rapidly, but can also be caused by weak calf muscles which put more strain on the Achilles.

Symptoms of both Acute and Chronic Achilles Tendonitis include pain in the back of the ankle over the heel.  The ankle can be stiff and painful at the beginning and end of exercise, and be painful to the touch.  Pain can potentially progress to a stage where it is constant, even with activities like walking up stairs or hills.

Do you have pain in your Achilles?

Our physical therapists can help you today

Our physical therapists will diagnose your pain or injury and customize a physical therapy rehabilitation plan just for you. We will work in an effective way to get you back on your feet, focused on your wellness before, during and after therapy.

Insurances We Accept

Below is a condensed list of insurances we participate with throughout our network of physical therapy clinics.  Find your particular provider below based on your area.
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Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire

  • Aetna (NH, MA)
  • Aetna (Orthonet – CT)
  • AllWays (formerly Neighborhood Health Plan – MA)
  • Ambetter (NH)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (NH)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (CT)
  • ASH (Cigna – NH, MA, CT)
  • BCBS Massachusetts (MA)
  • BMC (Boston Medical Center – MA)
  • CeltiCare (MA)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance (MA)
  • ConnectiCare (CT)
  • Fallon Health (MA)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (NH, MA, CT)
  • Health New England (MA)
  • Martin’s Point Health Care (NH)
  • Massachusetts Health (Medicaid – MA)
  • Medicaid (NH, MA, CT)
  • Medicare (NH, MA, CT)
  • No Fault (Various Carriers)
  • Prime Health Services (CT)
  • TRICARE (NH, MA, CT)
  • Tufts Health Plan (NH, MA, CT)
  • Tufts Public (Medicaid – MA)
  • UniCare (NH, MA)
  • United Health Care (Optum – NH, MA, CT)
  • WellSense (NH)
  • Workers’ Compensation (Various Carriers)

New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

  • Aetna (NY, NJ, CT)
  • AmeriHealth (NJ)
  • Anthem (CT)
  • ConnectiCare (CT)
  • Department of Labor (NY, NJ, CT)
  • Empire BCBS (NY - Select Therapists in network)
  • Empire Plan MPN (UHC – NY, NJ)
  • First MCO (NJ)
  • GHI (Emblem Health – NY, NJ, CT)
  • HIP (Emblem Health – NY)
  • Horizon BCBS (NJ)
  • Magna Comp Casualty (Workers' Compensation/NO Fault - NY, NJ)
  • Medicare (NY, NJ, CT)
  • MedRisk (Workers’ Compensation – NY, NJ, CT)
  • MultiPlan (NY, NJ, CT)
  • New Jersey Manufacturers (NJM – NJ)
  • No Fault (Various Carriers)
  • Northwell Health Clinial Integration Network IPA (NY)
  • OccuNet (NJ)
  • One Call (NY, NJ)
  • Oscar Health Plan (NY)
  • Oxford (NY, NJ, CT)
  • TRICARE (NY, NJ, CT)
  • UHC Community Plan (NY)
  • United Health Care (NY, NJ, CT)
  • Veterans Choice (NY, NJ, CT)
  • Veterans Administration (NY, NJ, CT)
  • WellCare (NJ)
  • Workers’ Compensation (Various Carriers)

Achilles Tendonitis treatment options

  • Joint Mobilization
  • Manual Therapy
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Flexibility Training
  • Health & Wellness Strategies

Methods for diagnosing Achilles Tendonitis

  • Clinical Exam
  • MRI
  • X-Ray

Convenient physical therapy clinics near you

We provide treatments for Achilles Tendonitis injuries from our physical therapy clinics throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.  Fill out the form above, or contact a clinic near you to speak with a Professional Physical Therapist and ankle pain specialist today.

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