Unique strap provides relief from pain and discomfort of achilles tendonitis. Helps user return to daily activity. Ideal for athletes involved in running and jumping sports - basketball, volleyball, soccer, jogging, walking. Achilles tendonitis is a common ailment in athletes involved in running and jumping sports whereby inflammation of the achilles tendon results in pain and possible swelling. This may be related to over-training or unaccustomed use.