Fingers Crossed !

Today I went to see a physiotherapist and apparently I have just niggled my achilles sleeve not the actual tendon, so after some ultra sound  and massage the advice was to rest it and stretch it.

Try a 4 mile run the week of the Gear race, see how I get on, then make my decision!

Resting it really means no walking either but that is imposible so we shall just have to wait and see how I get on, but at least its only a matter of time 🙂

Its most likely been caused by my over worked and exhausted Hamstring muscles, so I need to work on strengthening my Gluteal and Quadricep Muscles, as well as stretching my Hamstrings.

Maybe giving up yoga and the gym was not a good thing to do !

Interestingly the physiotherapist’s opinion on having a massage was that it would ease my muscles for a short time but not correct the problem.

 

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2 thoughts on “Fingers Crossed !

  1. Geoff

    So massages are very useful then 🙂 and certainly better than taking Nurofen etc which also only ease the pain for a short time 🙂

    1. sally

      Regular massages are very very useful as you should no more than anyone, and maybe if i could practise what i preach my legs would not be in this painful mess 🙁

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