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Achilles heel care


My 11 year old daughter bruised or strained her heel/achilles area. We have iced it and after a few days seems to get better.
If she plays in a tournament where she plays a couple of games in a day the pain seems to come back. Any suggestions on treatment and support?Thanks.Bill


  1. My daughter does competitive Irish Danceing and we planned to leave for Worlds March 29 she dances April 2. This weekend she pulled her Achilles and has been icing. Should she walk on the ball of her foot instead of normally so not to pull the tendon? Do you think if we keep the icing up she could dance on April 2? If she stays off for 2 weeks. Any other help tips you could give her? Thanks Darla