How to Treat Your Own Achilles Tendon

How to Treat Your Own Achilles Tendon

Expert Advice at Your Fingertips


Leading physical therapist Paula Clayton brings her thirty years of experience, treating everyone from the keen runner to elite athletes, to this highly practical, quick-fix book.

You have probably bought this book after repeated bouts of Achilles pain, which you just can’t seem to get on top of. Look no further! Paula has taken what is currently known (thanks to all the amazing tendinopathy researchers) in the physical therapy profession and compressed it so that you can finally understand:

  • What is causing the pain
  • The extent of the Achilles tendinopathy
  • How to prepare for rehabilitation
  • How to self-treat your Achilles tendon
  • How to rehabilitate your Achilles tendon
  • How to build a series of individualized progressive loading exercises

Additional information


Full colour


978 1 905367 97 9






234 x 153 mm

Rights sold



100 colour photos and images

Author biography

Paula Clayton has worked as a senior performance therapist for the English Institute of Sport and British Athletics between 2003 and 2014. She has travelled extensively to Olympic Games (Athens, Beijing and London), Commonwealth Games, World and European Championships with GB track and field as part of the medical team.