For New York City patients dealing with Achilles tendonitis, doctors at Gotham Footcare can help. Dr. Miguel Cunha, and the team of phycisians can work with patients to determine the underlying cause of the discomfort and craft a personalized treatment plan. Patients can visit the two convenient locations in Midtown and Downtown Manhattan, New York.
Achilles tendonitis is inflammation along the Achilles tendon. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body and is therefore susceptible to overuse injuries from running and jumping type exercises. It is responsible for plantarflexion of the ankle (causing the front of the foot to lower and lift the heel off the ground).
Most cases of Achilles Tendonitis can be treated conservatively with nonsurgical treatments, although it may take several months for symptoms to completely subside. This involves a number of modalities including:
Gotham Footcare prides itself on offering the latest minimally invasive surgical treatments. Three of the latest and most effective non-surgical and minimally invasive techniques include Shockwave Therapy also known as EPAT®(Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology), Tenex, and Regenerative Medicine injections including Platelet Plasma and Amniotic Growth Factor Injections.
In an effort to minimize out-of-pocket expenses, we accept most managed care plans and insurance providers. For any questions regarding insurance, please contact our offices.
"Dr. Cunha is kind, takes the time to answer all my questions, and helps me find alternative solutions when my insurance doesn't cover what he first suggests."
"The staff was extremely friendly their positive vibes were contagious! Dr. Cunha was great, he took his time to answer all of my questions."
"Dr. Cunha truly cares for the well-being of his patients. He is extremely professional and knowledgeable."
"Dr. Cunha was attentive, accommodating, and willing to answer any and all questions I had through my recovery process. I would highly recommend Gotham Footcare."
"All of the staff are super friendly, energetic and efficient. Dr. Cunha is attentive and finds solutions quickly, offering more than one option for treatment."
"Dr. Cunha is knowledgeable, personable and really cares about his patients. His staff is wonderful; They are always friendly and helpful."