Achilles Injury Institute of Southern California

From medical publications to national news, the Achilles specialists at Achilles Injury Institute are among the most sought after podiatrists for both consultation and treatment. Through advancing medical technology, public and peer education, and utilizing the latest treatment techniques these top Achilles specialists are helping the world take a step forward.

Breaking Down Cam Newton's Ankle Injury and Surgery

By Dave Siebert, MD
Bleacher Report
Mar 21, 2016

Surgery Center Embraced Price Transparency: Q&A

By: Carrie Pallardy
Becker's ASC Review
January 15, 2016

49ers' Michael Crabtree makes 'amazing' Achilles recovery

By: Eric Branch
San Francisco Chronicle
January 8, 2016

Curry seems more likely to play than Bryant

By Rusty Simmons
Associated Press
November 21, 2013

Palestine Herald-Press: High heels deemed unhealthy

Palestine Herald-Press
August 18, 2013

Kobe Bryant's Torn Achilles: Preventable?

Listen to more on Dr. Baravarian's interview on KFI-AM 640.


Runners must be sure to break in bare feet

By Alicia Chang
Associated Press
June 10, 2012

ABC News: High Heels, High Danger?

By Katie Kindelan
ABC News
Jan 26, 2012 10:30am

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I am so grateful to have found you. I was dealing with so much pain and frustration for a lack of diagnosis. You have been very patient with me and all my questions and concerns. I appreciate how you take the time to sit down and talk. You are very good at what you do and I think it is important for you to know.

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Achilles Tendon Injury: When to See the Achilles Specialist

The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the body. It connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. Even though it is the strongest tendon, it is still one of the most commonly injured body parts, especially in athletes. Although some injuries to the Achilles tendon require surgery, most of them heal on their own....


Q. What Causes Achilles Tendon Injuries?

A. The Achilles tendon can become injured from a number of activities.Simple overuse, a dramatic increase in activity, failing to stretch before exercise, and improper footwear can all cause Achilles tendon injuries....