Is medication the only treatment for Achilles tendon pain?
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It is also vitally important to address the mechanical causes of the Achilles tendon pain and inflammation. Without focusing on the biomechanical causes of the stress on the Achilles tendon, the pain and inflammation is likely to come back with time. The most common way of treating the mechanical causes of Achilles tendon pain is using a custom foot orthotic.