Achilles Tendon Surgeon Serving Santa Barbara

Achilles Doctor Office in Santa Barbara

Many people aren't aware of the essential function of the Achilles tendon. It is the strongest tendon in the body, supporting the rest of your frame. Because of this, however, it is also the most frequently injured tendon in the body. If you are suffering with Achilles tendon pain and you live in the Santa Barbara area, the trained Achilles surgeons at the Achilles Injury Institute of Santa Barbara are here to help you.

The Achilles Injury Institute is a subdivision of the University Foot & Ankle Institute. UFAI's Achilles Injury Institute offers total Achilles tendon care to patients in the Santa Barbara area. When you come here for your Achilles tendon pain, you will be in the hands of some of the best Achilles surgeons around, including:

Achilles Tendon Injury Treatment in Santa Barbara

Achilles tendon injuries typically occur as a result of overuse. Chronic strain on the tendon can cause inflammation and tearing, rendering you unable to walk or engage in some of your other favorite activities. Although these injuries are usually not that painful, they can be quite debilitating. For this reason, you should seek treatment at the first sign of Achilles tendon injury.

Achilles Doctor’s Office in Santa BarbaraAchilles Tendon Conditions Treated in Santa Barbara:

Often times, minor issues like Achilles tendonitis can degenerate over time. If treated early, these conditions can usually be resolved with simple measures such as the use of custom orthotics. Our Santa Barbara office is conveniently located on State St. in the heart of Santa Barbara, just a short distance from the 101 freeway.

Achilles Doctor helping Santa Barbara patient.Achilles Tendon Treatment Options:

If you are currently experiencing pain in your Achilles tendon, you should seek treatment to avoid further complications. Our convenient location makes it easy for you to see a podiatrist before minor injuries become complete tendon ruptures.

Achilles Injury Institute of Santa Barbara

University Foot and Ankle Institute of Santa Barbara provides podiatry services to Santa Barbara and surrounding areas:

The highly trained Achilles specialists at the Achilles Injury Institute of Santa Barbara are here to give you the high level of care you deserve. Schedule an appointment today with an Achilles surgeon and get your tendon pain resolved so you can get back to enjoying life here on the scenic American Riviera.

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UFAI's Achilles Injury Institute,
UFAI Santa Barbara Office: (877) 975-8669
1919 State Street, Suite 206
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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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....