Heel pain is one of the most common problems we deal with at our office. And what a problem it is! We are ready to help so give us a call at 978-794-8406. When you’re experiencing aching or stabbing symptoms in your heel, it’s not just a matter of pain. The symptoms can keep you totally on the sidelines, preventing you from working, living, and playing your best.Despite this, many people still try to push through their heel pain, rather than doing something about it. Don’t be one of them! This will only make your problem worse, and our foot and ankle experts provide a variety of treatment options (including some cutting-edge technology) that can usually relieve your pain in a short time frame.
If you are suffering from heel pain or achilles tendinitis then there is a new amniotic cell injection procedure known as “regenerative medicine”. We offer this procedure which can eliminate the need for surgery. Call to learn more at 978-794-8406.
Heel pain can have many causes, like plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis, bursitis, nerve issues, stress fractures, and more. Our experienced staff will get to the bottom of your heel pain, isolating the root causes so we can develop the most appropriate treatment plan. In addition to a thorough physical examination, we offer in-office diagnostic tools, such as X-ray and ultrasound, to examine the state of soft tissues and bone.
We offer a wide range of procedures, from traditional, conservative remedies performed at home to state-of-the-art technologies and procedures. We are totally focused on crafting a treatment course that provides the best care and the best fit for your specific condition and lifestyle.
Sometimes, a few days of rest and a new pair of shoes that provides appropriate cushioning and support is all you really need! For those who need a little extra help, more advanced treatments can include:
As we said, heel pain can have many different causes, symptoms, and treatment approaches. If you’d like to learn more about your pain, what you can do about it, and how you can prevent it, you can order a FREE copy of Dr. Wachtel’s The Heel Pain Book: A Guide to Understanding It’s Causes and Treatments. It’s a short read, and it’s packed with useful information that can help you (or anyone you love) for years to come.
You can also click any of the links below to read our informative articles on specific heel pain conditions:
To schedule an appointment with our team in North Andover, Harverhill, or Lowell, please give us a call today at (978) 794-8406.
by Dr. Mitchell Wachtel
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Dr. Mitchell Wachtel is a North Andover podiatrist who specializes in the treatment of the feet and ankles.