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Daily Health Tips

Try eating a 100 calorie snack before hitting a party or any social event. This will satisfy your hunger and will prevent you from overeating rich food.

Dos & Don'ts

Achilles Tendon Injuries

Do

  • Apply the RICER protocol – rest, ice, compression, elevation, and referral for 48-72 hours post injury.
  • Always perform stretching up exercises before beginning your exercise routine. It is important to warm up and cool down properly to avoid sudden jerks to the feet.
  • Use orthotic insoles which provide proper cushioning to the feet.

Don't

  • Continue any physical activity that puts a strain the damaged Achilles tendon. Never run /play through the pain.
  • Delay the treatment for the condition. Seek immediate medical help as soon as the pain develops to avoid further wear and tear.

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