Higher pitched shoe -The pitch of a shoe is basically the relation of the rearfoot to the forefoot, so with a high pitched shoe think of it like a slippery dip, high at the back then when you slide down its a lot lower than the front. a higher pitch will mean that there is less load applied onto the achilles tendon meaning it won't have to work as hard.
Reduce overall load - quite common doing too much too soon or increase in load can aggravate the achilles tendon, so it's important to reduce your overall load to allow your achilles to settle down. This can be as simple as decreasing the days or time of workout. For example running 4 days down to 3 or 3 60 minute workouts to 3 30 minute workouts.
Reduce speed and hill work - increase in speed will generally mean your hitting the ground harder which in turn will place more force on the achilles. Hill work places your foot in an upwards position, this upwards position stretches the achilles tendon and often aggravates it even more so its quite common for people with achilles pain to feel it more when running up hills or on an incline on the treadmill
Commence tendon loading slow and heavy - This is primarily because the stronger we make our achilles tendon the more resilient it will be and the more force it'll be able to withstand day to day. It's also suggested that a stronger achilles tendon reduces the risk of injury.
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