OPTP is now selling the newest addition to the best-selling series of McKenzie Method self-treatment guides. “Treat Your Own Ankle & Achilles Tendon” is an informative and easy-to-understand guide that helps readers treat ankle pain when it arises and prevent the recurrence of pain. 

Written for people experiencing ankle pain as a result of an ankle sprain, fracture, or post-traumatic ankle arthritis, it also covers Achilles tendon pain, including a recovery plan following a ruptured Achilles tendon. The book provides education on the functions of the foot and common causes of foot pain. It then delves into the McKenzie Method and uses clear, concise step-by-step instructions, along with color photographs, showing how to perform exercises readers can do at home. 

Further Reading: New from OPTP: Self-Care for Pelvic Pain

A valuable complement to physical therapy, the Treat Your Own series of books has helped thousands of people worldwide find relief from back, neck, shoulder, knee, and hip pain. Written by Robin McKenzie, CNZM, OBE, FCSP (Hon), FNZSP (Hon), DipMDT, Dip MT; with Grant Watson, NZSP, ADP (OMT), Dip MT, Dip MDT; and Robert Lindsay, NZSP, ADP (OMT), Dip MT. With this newly published book, people struggling with ankle pain can learn the tools to treat pain themselves.

To learn more or to purchase, visit OPTP.com

About the McKenzie Method 

Backed by years of research, evidence, and clinical practice, the McKenzie Method is a biopsychosocial system of musculoskeletal care emphasizing patient empowerment and self-treatment. This system of diagnosis and patient management applies to acute, subacute, and chronic conditions of the spine and extremities. It offers a reliable and practical approach that focuses on what patients need.

About OPTP 

OPTP (Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products) is a provider of innovative physical therapy, fitness, and wellness products. They collaborate with renowned experts to develop exclusive tools and publish educational materials.