Achilles Tendonitis and Plantar Fascia Treatments
Topaz Coblation : At Beaver Valley Foot Clinic we are always researching ways to save our patients from surgery. Dr Teimouri DPM ABFAS is a Board Certified Foot Surgeon, certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Her philosophy, however, is to save surgery as the LAST resort. Surgery is always an option, but for achilles tendonitis or plantar fasciitis, it is our last option.
Noninvasive and minimally invasive treatment for plantar fascia or achilles tendons, are the Gold Standard in our office.
Each of thees advanced technologies are an extra tool in our toolbox in the treatment of your tendonitis.
The pioneering new wand designis crafted from ten years of of Topaz clinical experience. The TOPAZ EZ MicroDebrider IFS Wand treats soft tissue in the foot and ankle.
The treatment takes less than 1/2 hour and is performed in the office. It is minimally invasive, and works in one treatments. The application is very precise , and only targets dysfunctional tissue. Healthy tissue is not harmed.
TOPAZ COBLATION Wands How They Work:
A tiny incision is made over the most painful area of the tendon. Then the TOPAZ MicroDebrider Wand is used on and around the area of maximum tenderness for a half-second at a time. It is repeated in a pattern a 1/4 inch apart. Radiofrequency energy is applied to the tissue and the poor quality tissue is removed.
When to look for doctor for plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis?
Plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis are common conditions that affect the feet and ankles. If you suspect that you may be experiencing symptoms of either condition, it is advisable to seek medical attention in order to receive an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. While self-care measures can be helpful in managing these conditions, a doctor’s expertise can provide you with a personalized treatment plan to alleviate your symptoms and promote healing.
The first step in seeking medical attention is to schedule an appointment with a healthcare professional, such as a primary care physician or a podiatrist. They will conduct a thorough evaluation of your symptoms, medical history, and perform a physical examination of the affected area. They may also order diagnostic tests such as X-rays or an MRI to confirm the diagnosis and rule out other possible causes of your symptoms.
It Is recommended to see a doctor for plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis if you experience persistent or worsening pain, difficulty walking or bearing weight on the affected foot, swelling, redness, or if your symptoms are interfering with your daily activities and quality of life. Additionally, if you have tried conservative home remedies, such as rest, ice, stretching exercises, and over-the-counter pain medications, without experiencing significant relief, it is advisable to seek professional medical advice.
Early intervention is important for both plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis to prevent further damage and promote a faster recovery. Your doctor may recommend a variety of treatment options tailored to your specific condition, which may include physical therapy, orthotic devices, shoe modifications, medication, or in some cases, corticosteroid injections. They may also provide guidance on lifestyle modifications, such as footwear choices and activity modifications, to prevent exacerbation of your symptoms.
In some cases, surgical intervention may be required if conservative treatments do not provide relief or if the condition is severe and causing significant impairment.
Avoid surgery, consult about Topaz Therapy today.
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