Effective Treatment for Achilles Tendon Pain

LEAP Foot and Ankle Specialists
Expert relief from Achilles tendon pain in Lakewood, CO. Regain comfort and mobility with personalized care. Schedule an appointment today. (303) 233-9107

Welcome to LEAP Foot and Ankle Specialists, your trusted destination for effective treatment of Achilles tendon pain. Our skilled podiatrists are committed to helping you understand the causes, symptoms, and advanced treatment options available to relieve your Achilles tendon pain and restore optimal foot function.

Understanding Achilles Tendon Pain

Anatomy of the Achilles Tendon: The Achilles tendon ,connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone, plays a crucial role in foot movement.

Common Causes of Achilles Tendon Pain: Achilles tendon pain can result from various factors, such as overuse injuries, degenerative changes, inflammatory conditions or acute injury. We'll discuss the common causes to help you understand your condition better.

Risk Factors: Certain factors, such as participating in sports with repetitive movements, having flat feet, tight muscles, or wearing improper footwear, can increase your risk of developing Achilles tendon pain. Identifying these factors is essential for effective treatment.

Recognizing Achilles Tendon Pain Symptoms

  • Pain and Tenderness: Achilles tendon pain often manifests as a sharp or dull ache in the back of the ankle or above the heel. Tenderness to touch is also a common symptom associated with this condition. Stiffness and Swelling: Achilles tendonitis can lead to stiffness and swelling around the ankle area, making it challenging to flex or point your foot comfortably.
  • Limited Range of Motion: If you experience difficulty in performing activities that require full range of motion in your foot, such as walking or running, it may indicate Achilles tendon pain.

Personalized Treatment Options for Achilles Tendon Pain

  • Non-Surgical Treatments: Our podiatrists will develop a comprehensive treatment plan that may include rest, icing, compression, elevation (R.I.C.E), physical therapy, stretching exercises, medical devices, and custom orthotic devices. These non-invasive options are aimed at reducing pain and promoting healing.
  • Medications: In some cases, prescription medications and pain relievers may be recommended to manage pain and reduce inflammation in the Achilles tendon.
  • Surgical Treatment: While many cases of Achilles tendon pain can be effectively managed through nonsurgical treatments, we recognize that some conditions may require a more advanced approach. If conservative treatments fail to provide the desired relief and restore functionality, our experienced team is well-equipped to offer surgical interventions tailored to your specific needs.

Expert Podiatric Care for Achilles Tendon Pain

  • Diagnosis: Our experienced podiatrists will conduct a thorough examination, review your medical history, and may use imaging tests to accurately diagnose the underlying cause of your Achilles tendon pain.
  • Individualized Treatment Plans: We create personalized treatment plans tailored to your specific needs, considering the severity of your condition, lifestyle factors, and treatment preferences. Our goal is to alleviate pain, promote healing, and restore function. Rehabilitation and Preventive Strategies: We emphasize the importance of rehabilitation exercises, strengthening programs, and preventive strategies to minimize the risk of future Achilles tendon injuries and maintain long-term foot health.




Our board-certified podiatrists have a proven track record of success in Achilles tendon surgeries. Whether it's addressing a painful heel spur, chronic inflammation, tendinosis, acute tendon tear, or other underlying issues, we utilize the latest advancements in surgical techniques to optimize your recovery process and get you back on your feet.

Rest assured that your well-being is our top priority, and we will exhaust all nonsurgical avenues before considering surgery. Our approach is rooted in evidence-based medicine and personalized patient care, ensuring that your treatment plan aligns with your goals and lifestyle. Conclusion:

At LEAP Foot and Ankle Specialists, we are dedicated to providing exceptional care and effective treatment for Achilles tendon pain. Our experienced podiatrists will work closely with you to develop a customized treatment plan that addresses the underlying causes of your condition, alleviates pain, and promotes healing. Regain your mobility and get back to the activities you enjoy by scheduling a consultation with our compassionate team today.

Schedule a Consultation with LEAP Foot and Ankle Specialists to receive expert care and personalized treatment for your Achilles tendon pain. Find relief and restore optimal foot function with our specialized services. Serving patients in Lakewood, Denver, Wheat Ridge, Golden, Arvada, Littleton, Morrison, and surrounding areas.

Contact us online or call our Lakewood office at (303) 233-9107.

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At LEAP Foot and Ankle Specialists PLLC, we advocate for your comfort, mobility, and overall well-being. We invite you to join us on a journey towards healthier, happier feet and a life lived to its fullest potential.