Having Achilles tendonitis can actually start to weaken your tendon, which then then make it so that it is a lot more vulnerable to a rupture or a tear. Seeing how this is a painful injury that will call for surgical repair, it is going to be important that you are able to get the Achilles tendonitis treatment in Smokey Point that you need so that you can heal properly.
When you call us at Mill Creek Foot and Ankle Clinic, we will be able to set you up with an initial appointment so that you can get the ball rolling for treatment. We are your specialists to help you with all of your foot and ankle needs, including carefully working your tendons and muscles so that you can get your strength back. Prior to your appointment, it is recommended that you write down any of the questions that you may have so that you have them fresh in your mind to talk with our professional staff.
During your visit, we will be able to talk with you about where the pain is, what seems to bring it on and exactly what your range of motion is. From there, we may have to order some x-rays or an ultrasound to get a better understanding of the injury that is present. Depending on your level of pain and the injury, we will formulate a plan that could include orthotic devices, anti-inflammatory medications, pain relievers, ice, rest and a number of different exercises for stretching the muscles as safely as possible.
Call (425)482-6663 to talk with the professionals at Mill Creek Foot and Ankle Clinic about your options in Achilles tendonitis treatment in Smokey Point.