Archilles Injury

For 12 months I have been walking every second day for my health. I started off slowly and gradually built up the distance walked until I was doing about 12 kms per session. I don't power walk, however I do walk at a good pace.I always start each session slowly and slow down near the end.
About 6 weeks ago the archilles tendon on my left foot was injured. I've had a few sessions of Acupuncture which has eased the pain and am now wearing a support.
What more can I do? I really hate to forfeit my walking. Is such an injury permanent? What is the best treatment for this type of injury?

Posted By Lara Star on December 19, 2003 at 21:58:41:

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