How do I stop my shoes from rubbing my Achilles tendon?

How do I stop my shoes from rubbing my Achilles tendon?

During the shoe buying stage. Choose the right socks. Use good insoles​. Be mindful of shoe materials. Reduce the moisture in your shoes. Consider stretching your shoes. Check for rough edges.

Why does my Achilles rub against my shoe?

Shoes rub heels and ankles due to the friction created between the lining of shoes and the skin on the achilles and ankle. This friction is created when walking and is exacerbated by factors including sock material and thickness, shape of a shoe’s topline, material of shoe lining, and shoe tightness.

How do I stop my shoes from rubbing the back of my heel?

Use insoles & orthotics to stop overpronation: Orthotics that prevent overpronation can effectively prevent heel rubbing and irritation to the Achilles tendon. They can also raise your foot and change the angle at which the heel presses against the back of the shoe.

How do I stop my shoes from cutting back of my ankles?

Heel pads. Heel pads are a great way to cushion your heel while wearing high heels. Double socks. Use moleskin. Bandages or band-aids. Get proper fit with insoles. Antiperspirant. Visit the cobbler. Use heat.

Does Vaseline stop shoes rubbing?

A great way to prevent this is to rub Vaseline into those spots, usually the back of the heels, at the top of the instep and around your big and little toes. Use a hairdryer on those problem areas. Blast the areas with heat for around 30 seconds so they’re supple.

Should I foam roll my Achilles?

No problem! Myofascial self-massage is not only great for your Achilles tendon when using a foam roller, but you can also restore suppleness in the tissue around your Achilles tendon using the foam roller.