Once the strength capacity of your tendon has increased, it’s time to start reintroducing some speed to the movement. Some examples such as double leg and single leg leaning calf bounces are pictured. As you progress further, you can start to add in jumping and hopping drills to retrain the energy storage and release capability of your tendon.

Through-out this rehabilitation return to running should occur in small stages always with the balancing of the loads between running itself and the rehab strength and power programs. If you’d like some more individualised guidance on lower limb strengthening for running or someone to help with a return to running program, let us know!