Women stretching a tight Achilles tendon

How to ease a tight Achilles tendon

Having a tight Achilles tendon can make you more susceptible to a whole range of painful foot and lower limb injuries including limited to Achilles Tendonitis, Ankle Sprains and Strains, Plantar Fasciitis, Shin Splints and lower leg pain. Simply sparing 5 minutes to do some extra stretches each day or slipping a pair of heel lifts inside your shoes can be all it takes to help look after your Achilles tendon.

There are a whole host of different products, stretches and massages that you can utilize to help loosen and ease your Achilles tendon and protect yourself from injury and pain… but where do you start?

What are the best products to buy to help ease a tight Achilles tendon:

In this article we are going to round up of the best products that you can buy to help loosen, support and ease your tight Achilles tendon and help prevent and treat Achilles and lower limb injuries as well. All of the products listed are available to buy on our website and come with a full 30 day money back guarantee. You can find out more about our returns police here.

Foot massage roller for plantar fasciitis

1. Foot Massager Roller – Only £9.99

First on our list is this foot massager roller by FootReviver™ that can be used on just about any part of your body to help massage and loosen tight muscles. By using this massager on your calf muscles and foot you can help to loosen and ease tension in your Achilles tendon. Featuring specially designed reflexology nodes that stimulate your muscle and provide relaxing trigger point release and deep tissue recovery that will help ease muscle stiffness and improve your foots mobility. This product is lightweight and compact and can be placed easily inside any gym bag allowing you to quickly warm up your muscles before exercise or sports to help prevent pulling or straining a muscle or tendons.

Ankle foot orthosisi for men and women to help ease Achilles Tendonitis and Plantar fasciitis foot pain

2. FootReviver™ Achilles Tendonitis Support Brace – Only £14.99

If you have suffering with a tight Achilles or an injury and want to ease your pain and get back to being 100% again then you might want to think about getting this brace made by the foot specialists at FootReviver™. This foot brace has been specially designed to support and hold your Achilles tendon in the correct position to ease strain and pressure off your foot and lower leg and help keep your injured Achilles tendon loosened to improve your injury recovery and rehabilitation. This foot brace will also help to provide targeted compression to help increase blood flow to your Achilles tendon helping to reduce inflammation and swelling, ease aches and pain and prevent foot fatigue, cramps and speed up the healing process of damaged tissue.

Plantar fasciitis night splint

3. Night Splint for Achilles Tendonitis – Only £11.99

This Night splint has been specially developed to help ease pain and prevent tight Achilles tendons whilst you are resting. By keeping your foot and ankle supported at a 90 degree angle whilst you sleep this Night splint can be used to help prevent your Achilles tendon from tightening up when you are sleeping. This is a great way to help prevent aches and pains when you take your first steps in the morning a common problem for those suffering from Achilles Tendonitis and Plantar Fasciitis. You can also wear this splint throughout the day with or without shoes to help better support your foot and prevent excessive pressure from causing injury and pain when you walk.

Adjustable Heel lifts for leg length discrepancies and height increase

4. Adjustable Heel Lifts For Shoes – Only £11.99

These adjustable heel lifts can be slipped inside your shoes raising the height of your heel and preventing your Achilles tendon tightening up whilst you are on your feet. These heel lifts use a innovative layer stack system which allow you to quickly and easily stack layers on top of each other to adjust your heel height. You can gain up to 1.5 inches with all the layers stack on top of each other. Made from medical grade silicone gel these heel lifts have been designed to make your shoes feel more comfortable and will protect your heels by absorbing shock and impacts as you walk and spreading pressure evenly underneath your heels to prevent pressure points from developing when you find yourself standing for long periods of time.

These heel lifts can be worn to correct a wide range of foot and lower limb injuries and conditions including Achilles tendonitis, Leg length discrepancies, Plantar Fasciitis and Heel spurs. You can even wear these insoles just to discreetly make your self look taller if you so wish!

Ankle Stabilizer Splint

5. Ankle Stabilizer Splint – Only £11.99

This Ankle Stabilizer splint is designed to immobilize your ankle and provide support to your tight Achilles tendon to help improve the way your foot functions and prevent movement which could damage your ankle. By improving the way your ankle functions this ankle splint will help to put less strain and pressure on your Achilles tendon easing tension and reducing your risk of injury. You can also wear this splint to provide compression to your foot and ankle helping to supply fresh oxygenated blood to your foot to speed up the healing process of damaged tissue and reduce stiffness, inflammation and swelling around your Achilles tendon.

Compression sleeves for legs for Men & Women

6. 1x Pair of Compression Sleeves for legs – Only £9.99

These Compression sleeves for legs have been specially designed to provide targeted support to your feet, Achilles tendon and calf muscles. This extra support will help to prevent tightness and tension and stop pressure and strain from damaging your Achilles tendon when you are exercising, running, playing sports or carrying out your daily activities. These leg sleeves also provide soothing compression that increases blood flow to your feet and lower legs to keep your muscles and tendons subtle and reduce muscles stiffness, inflammation and swelling. Wearing a pair of these compression legs sleeves is a simple and easy way to help prevent you from pulling and straining your Achilles tendon and will stop leg fatigue, aches and pains as well.

Ankle stabilizer brace

7. Ankle Stabilizer Brace – Only £13.99

This lace up Ankle Stabilize Brace is ideal for providing your foot with extra stability and targeted protection. The ankle brace is fully adjustable featuring foot wraps that wrap securely around your ankle allowing the brace to provide you with a custom level of support and compression. The compression that this ankle brace will provide will help to keep your Achilles tendon subtle and will reduce soreness, stiffness and inflammation by boosting the circulation of fresh oxygenated blood to your foot. By wearing this ankle brace you will help to correct and realign the position of your foot creating less tension and pressure on your Achilles tendon. This brace is widely recommended for people who play sports such as Football and basketball where ankle injuries are common to provide extra support and protection.

Calf support braces

8. Calf Support Braces – Only £19.99

Next on our list of products to help ease your tight Achilles tendon are these calf support braces which are ideal for wearing for sports, running or for your general daily activities to help protect, support and ease your Achilles tendon. They work by providing your lower legs with additional support to stabilize and hold the muscles in your legs in the correct position easing tension and tightness in your lower legs. This extra support and stability that these calf braces provide is designed to help prevent you from pulling and straining your leg muscles and protect your Achilles tendon from injury. The extra stability that these calf braces will give you will also help to prevent shock and protect the tissue in your legs from micro damage and wear and tear to stop overuse injuries such as Achilles tendonitis developing. These calf braces can also be worn to help speed up and improve injury recovery by provide compression to your lower legs helping to stimulate blood flow to your calf and Achilles muscles to help promote the healing of damaged tissue and prevent fatigue, aches and pain in your lower legs.

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