Medical City Dallas

Baylor, Scott & White Plano


Treating Achilles Tendinitis

treating Achilles TendinitisDallas residents who love the thrill of competition and spending time with friends (or even making new ones!) should check out Dallas Sport & Social Club. The organization offers an array of recreational sport leagues for those who want to play football, basketball, soccer, and softball, but also has less physically demanding activities like darts and ping pong.

If you decide to join a soccer or softball league, you should consider creating a workout plan to prepare your body and reduce the odds you will develop Achilles tendon problems. If you find you need Achilles tendinitis treatment, you can find exactly what you need here at Dallas Podiatry Works. We hope you are able to stay safe while performing your favorite activities, but lets’ take a look what is entailed with caring for Achilles tendinitis:

  • Rest. Your first step in overcoming this injury is to stop activities that cause pain. You do not have to completely remain inactive, though! (Actually, it’s better if you don’t.) Switching to low-impact activities like cycling or swimming is wise choice while your Achilles heals.
  • Medication. Naproxen, ibuprofen, and other pain relievers can reduce both the pain and the swelling you are experiencing on account of the injury. Check with our office for specific dosage recommendations.
  • Ice. We may recommend an icing regimen to further alleviate pain and swelling as part of your treatment plan. Remember, always wrap the ice or ice pack in a thin towel to protect your skin.
  • Physical therapy. We will provide you exercises you can perform to help strengthen the calf muscle and place less stress upon the Achilles tendon.

Your best practice for Achilles tendinitis treatment is to visit our medical professionals at Dallas Podiatry Works. We will assess your condition and its severity, and then create an effective treatment plan to put the pain in your rearview mirror. For more information on our podiatric services, or assistance scheduling an appointment for either our Dallas or Plano, TX offices, give us a toll-free call at 972.566.7474.

"I did 3 EPAT treatments and it gave me tremendous relief from my plantar fasciitis. I highly recommend this for anyone who is dealing with PF. Also, the physical therapist Dr. Brook sent me too is fantastic. I am definitely on the mend and so glad I did EPAT."- All H. 5 star
"Dr Northcutt is a fantastic physician. My first surgery with him (although painful), went very well. A couple of issues (with his staff) needed to be corrected, I appreciated his calm and professional demeanor and he corrected those issues promptly. He sets the bar high (the mark of a great physician), and that is the key reason why I'm coming back to him to correct my other foot. I would highly recommend him."- She B. 5 star
"The staff at Dallas Podiatry Works could not have been more courteous, helpful, and professional in doing their job. They made me feel comfortable when I was there, which is certainly appreciated. They answered all the questions that I had and just made each visit the most pleasurable that it could be. I would highly recommend them to anyone needing this type of care."- Joseph B. 5 star
"My experience was a good one from pre-op to post -op. I saw the doctor right before my surgery.He explained the process to me and my husband. The recovery nurse was great. It was neither crowded or chaotic as some day surgery centers. My foot is doing well as I follow instructions. I look forward to my one week progress visit!"- Patricia T.5 star
"I had dealt with a painful foot problem for five months and had seen three different Doctors before seeing an article in D Magazine about Dr. Joel Brook. Dr. Brook took one look at my foot, explained the causes for my pain and set me up on a successful treatment plan. He is very knowledgeable, thorough and exhibits a caring attitude. I highly recommend him."- Ginger W. 5 star
dallas podiatry works reviews
dallas podiatry works google reviews dallas podiatry works facebook reviews dallas podiatry works healthgrades reviews dallas podiatry works yelp reviews dallas podiatry works rmd reviews
consultation plano dallas tx podiatrist
Join the 50,000 happy feet that have found relief at Dallas Podiatry Works! Our Dallas podiatrist and Plano podiatrist provides 5-star-rated foot care and ankle care. Our advanced foot care includes children's foot care, sports-related foot injuries, bunion treatment, bunion removal surgery, toenail fungus treatment, ingrown toenail treatment, hammertoe treatment, claw toe treatment, neuroma treatment, heel pain relief, limb salvage, wound care, arthritis treatment, safe pedicure, medicures, corn removals, callus removals, wart removals and more.
Come experience Dallas Podiatry Works of Dallas, TX and Plano, TX! You will see for yourself that our podiatrists, foot doctors and foot specialists provide 5-star-rated foot care in Dallas TX, Plano TX, Frisco TX, McKinney TX, Richardson TX, Garland TX, Rockwall TX, Allen TX, Arlington TX and Fort Worth TX. Call 972.566.7474 today.
© 2018 Dallas Podiatry Works | Dallas Podiatrist for Advanced Foot & Ankle Care
Designed by
dallas podiatry works social media dallas podiatry works twitter dallas podiatry works facebook Dallas Podiatry Works google-plus dallas podiatry works youtube dallas podiatry works linkedin dallas podiatry works instagram