If you have been exercising or you are involved in a sporting activity that resulting in a snapping sound and sharp pains in your foot or ankle, you need to make your way to see a podiatrist. You could be experiencing an injury to your Achilles tendon, which can leave you in a lot of pain and discomfort. In some patients, there could be a rupture of the tendon that will call for Achilles tendon surgery in Bellevue in order to recover completely.
Our friendly and professional staff at Mill Creek Foot and Ankle Clinic has plenty of experience when it comes to everything having to do with foot and ankle injuries. If you are having a difficult time walking on your foot or you have to drag it along as you walk, the chances are good that you have ruptured the tendon.
Because the pain can be excruciating, we will be able to work with you to give you all of the instructions that you need to feel as comfortable as possible as you are waiting to have surgery done. In addition to pain relieving methods, we will also be able to help you to understand what needs to be done to rest properly, icing the area, applying heat and making sure that you have a compression wrap to keep movement to a minimum.
There is never anything that is fun about having surgery, however we will do all that we can to make the process as simple and painless for you as possible Call Mill Creek Foot and Ankle Clinic regarding Achilles tendon surgery in Bellevue at (425)482-6663. We will set you up for an initial consultation and see what we can do for you until the time that you come in for surgery on your Achilles tendon.