Achilles Tendon Surgeon Serving West Hills

The feet and ankles are injured more frequently than other parts of the body because of the constant strain they are under. This is especially true of the Achilles tendon; although it is the strongest tendon in the body, it is also the most commonly injured. If you have Achilles tendon pain, the expert podiatrists at the University Foot and Ankle Institute's (UFAI) Achilles Injury Institute of West Hills can help you.

The Achilles Injury Institute is one of the subdivisions of the University Foot & Ankle Institute. UFAI's Achilles Injury Institute of West Hills offers 24/7 emergency Achilles services at their urgent care facility in West Hills. Our Achilles tendon surgeon, Dr. J. Braxton Little, is among the best podiatrists in the area.

Dr. J. Braxton Little

Achilles Tendon Specialist in West Hills

Injuries to the Achilles tendon can be debilitating, as well as common. The highly-trained foot and ankle specialists at the Achilles Injury Institute can provide you with the best treatments available for your Achilles tendon pain. From designing custom orthotics for mild tendonitis to surgically repairing a tendon tear, they can make sure that you receive the highest level of care.

Achilles Tendon Conditions Treated in West Hills:

There are a number of treatment options available for dealing with all levels of Achilles tendon injuries. Our top podiatrists utilize the latest techniques to repair your injured Achilles tendon and alleviate your pain. Our West Hills office is conveniently located just minutes north of the 101 freeway off Sherman Way.

Achilles Tendon Treatment:

In the event of a tendon tear, you should see a doctor as soon as possible to reduce the likelihood of tendon retraction. Our facilities are open around the clock to provide you with the care you need when you need it. Our friendly staff is here to help you at our comfortable facility, complete with the latest diagnostic machines and comfortable accommodations.

UFAI's Achilles Injury Institute of West Hills

Skilled Achilles Surgeons Treating patient in West Hills.University Foot and Ankle Institute of West Hills provides podiatry services to West Hills and surrounding cities:

The skilled Achilles tendon surgery specialists at the Achilles Injury Institute of West Hills are here to give you the best care no matter how severe the injury is to your Achilles tendon. Stop living with Achilles tendon pain; come by our offices and begin your recovery today.

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UFAI's Achilles Injury Institute of West Hills
Achilles Tendon Injury Urgent Care: 1-877-501-0193
UFAI West Hills Office: (877) 975-8669
7230 Medical Center Dr. Suite 503
West Hills, CA 91307

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