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Treatment

There are many ways to treat the conditions of the Achilles tendon that include:

(Seeing a doctor to make the correct diagnosis for your condition)

  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy
  • Refraining and resting from the aggravating activity

  • Cold therapy

  • Wearing a heel lift to take the strain off the Achilles tendon

  • Wearing the appropriate shoes for your foot type and athletic activity

  • Using anti-inflammatories recommended or prescribed from your doctor

  • Changing your training methods

  • The use of custom molded orthotics

  • Taping and strapping

  • Going to prescribed physicaltherapy

  • Steroid injection therapy

  • Stretching Exercises

If the pain of the achilles tendon persists from the above conditions a scan with an MRI and surgery will be recommended especially if all conservative treatments have failed or there is a rupture.

If you are experiencing plantar fasciitis pain please visit any of our five locations, Savannah, Hinesville, Statesboro, Claxton, or Bluffton and speak with our podiatrists to create a treatment plan perfectly suited to you and your needs.

Our United States Offices

Atlantic Foot & Ankle Specialists
114 Canal St. Suite 703
Pooler, GA 31322
Phone: 912-988-3323
Fax: 912-355-3186

Our United States Doctors

  • Dr. Todd Newsom

    Newsom Optimized

    Dr. Newsom is a native of Valparaiso, Indiana. He graduated from Barry University, School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami, FL with honors.

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  • Dr. Melissa Robitaille

    Robitaille Optimized 2016

    Dr. Robitaille is a native of Montreal, Canada. She graduated from Barry University, School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami, FL with honors.

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