Suffering from Painful Achilles Tendon Injury?

Visit Pacific Pain & Wellness Group for Treatment or Pain Management of Achilles Tendon Injury in Torrance

Pacific Pain & Wellness Group provides cutting edge treatment and pain management for painful Achilles Tendon Injury. Our center is equipped with advanced diagnostic equipment for acurate diagnosis and to help determine the extent of your injury. Achilles Tendon Injury can happen to anyone, including profeesional athletes, as well as amateur athletes. Research have also shown that men older than age 30 are particularly prone to Achilles tendon injuries.

What is Achilles Tendon?

The Achilles tendons are long, tough cords of tissue that connect your muscle to the bone. Considered the largest tendon in the bod, it is located in the back of the foot and connects your heel bone to your calf muscle. It allows you to extend your foot and point your toes to the floor and help you to walk, run and jump.

Cause of Achilles Tendon Injury

An Achilles tendon injury might be caused by several factors, such as sudden movement or having a tight muscles. Below are some of the causes of Achilles Tendon Injury:

  • Overuse
  • Sudden increase in physical activity
  • Wearing high heels, which increases the stress on the tendon
  • Having flat feet, also known as fallen arches or overpronation
  • Tight muscles or tendons in the leg
  • Sports activities (running, gymnastics, football, baseball, etc.)

Diagnosis of Achilles Tendon Injury

To diagnose an Achilles Tendon Injury, your Pain Doctors, Sports Injury Doctor or Regenerative Medicine Specialists at Pacific Pain & Wellness Group will give you a thorough physical exam and will check for swelling and pain around the tendon. Digital imaging will be studied to confirm diagnosis and evaluate the extent of your injury. You may be asked to walk or run to assess your condition and look for problems that might have contributed to your Achilles Tendon Injury.

Treatment for Achilles Tendon Injury

There are surgical and non-surgical treatments for Achilles Tendon Injury. However, initial treatment for Achilles Tendon Injury is focused on reducing pain and inflammation, which usually involves stretching the muscles and gradual resumption of activities. To help alleviate or relieve swelling and pain, affected foot must be rested and elevated. For chronic conditions a ombination of treatments work best. Early diagnosis and treatmentare key to avoiding Achilles Tendon from becoming acute and chronic. Most Achilles Tendon Injury patients are able to recover from the injury and successfully resume their daily activities, including sports and exercises.

Stem Cell Therapy and PRP Therapy for Arthritis

Pacific Pain & Wellness Group specializes in Stem Cell Therapy or PRP Therapy, simple in-office procedures that help alleviate pain from Achilles Tendon Injury, joint injuries, arthritis and other sports injuries. Our Stem Cell Therapy and PRP Therapy Specialists have the education and experience having worked with various patients, including professional athletes. We provide highly-individualized treatment and wellness plans based on every patient’s needs and for best possible outcome. Learn more about Stem Cell Therapy and PRP Therapy and find out if it’s the right treatment option for you.

Schedule a Consultation Today

Pacific Pain & Wellness Group specializes in Stem Cell Therapy and PRP Therapy in Torrance, Southbay, Westside and Los Angeles. Contact us today for a consultation.

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This information provided is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or health care provider. Please consult your health care provider for advice about a specific medical condition.