When it comes to treating Achilles tendonitis, the aim is to work on reducing the swelling and relieving the pain that is common with the condition. If you are in need of Achilles tendonitis treatment in Renton, you are welcome to contact our staff at Mill Creek Foot and Ankle Clinic. The types of treatments that may be used can vary from patient to patient, and it will usually depend upon the severity of the tendonitis and if the patient is an athlete on a professional level.
Once you meet with us at Mill Creek and Foot and Ankle Clinic, we will be able to formulate a proper diagnosis so that a treatment plan can be put together. It may take scans using x-rays or ultrasounds to get a better idea of your injury. We will then be able to determine the best course of treat that will work best for your specific condition. There may be a combination of treatments that will give you exactly what you need so that your Achilles tendon has the chance to repair itself.
Just a few of the methods that may be used to treat the condition in a non-surgical manner will include rest, ice packs, elevating your foot, stretching and exercise routines, pain relievers, compression bandages, orthotic devices and more. If the condition does not seem to get better throughout the course of therapy or there ends up being further damage, it will be necessary to discuss whether or not injections or surgery will be the next step.
Call (425)482-6663 to talk with the professionals at Mill Creek Foot and Ankle Clinic about your options in Achilles tendonitis treatment in Renton and we will be happy to set you up with an appointment for an initial consultation.