- Tight muscles or tendon in the leg
- Sports injury
- Flat Feet
- Constant wear of high heels can stress the tendon
Symptoms of an Achilles Tendon Tear may include:
- An audible pop or snap
- Inability to move the foot
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms immediately seek treatment by making an appointment with Orthopedic Physicians Alaska (OPA) team of foot and ankle specialists.
When you arrive for your initial consultation, Orthopedic Physicians Alaska (OPA) team of foot and ankle specialists will evaluate your areas of concern, discuss your symptoms, and develop a customized and comprehensive treatment plan tailored to your unique needs. This evaluation is a necessary part of diagnosing your condition and providing the best possible care.
When diagnosing an Achilles injury, the OPA specialist will provide:
- A medical, injury, and symptom history review
- A physical examination
- Multiple view x-rays, CT scan, or MRI
Once an official diagnosis is made, a customized treatment plan is prescribed. Treatment plans decrease symptoms as quickly as possible.