Advanced Alternatives to Surgery
Many of today’s most innovative, state-of-the-art options to treat heel pain have proven to be extremely successful. The following treatments are often recommended for patients who have tried one or more conservative methods with little to no success and continue to struggle with chronic—and even debilitating—heel pain.
The goal of these advanced treatments is to give you effective solutions that can help you avoid undergoing surgery as well as allow you to regain your mobility and return to the lifestyle you enjoyed before being affected by heel pain.
Amniotic Allograft Injection Therapy
Stem cells are a critical component of your body’s natural repair system. Unlike other types of cells that can only make copies of themselves, stem cells divide and differentiate into any type of cell that the body might need to close a wound or repair damaged tissue.
We use amniotic flowables to draw out your own stem cells in order to re-invigorate your body’s natural healing and repair mechanisms. This medication is created from amniotic membranes—which would normally be discarded after a healthy birth—that have been donated voluntarily.
We inject the stem cells directly into your heel area. The cells “recruit” nearby stem cells and trigger a healing response that reduces pain and inflammation. This treatment works well because these cells contain a powerful mix of proteins, growth factors, cytokines, and other components with significant regenerative properties. Amniotic Allograft injection therapy has allowed our specialists to achieve promising results for patients struggling with heel pain and other soft tissue injuries.
Multiwave Locked System (MLS) Laser Therapy
Multiwave Locked System (MLS) laser therapy involves the use of synchronized laser beams tuned to highly specific wavelengths—808 nm and 905 nm, to be exact. The powerful light emitted from these lasers penetrates the underlying tissue, stimulating your body’s own cells up to a depth of approximately 4 centimeters.
MLS Laser Therapy generates an analgesic effect to fight pain, reduces swelling, accelerates natural healing and tissue repair, boosts circulation and metabolism, improves nerve function, and more. This innovative new technology has been approved by the FDA and is revered for its ability to offer long-lasting results. It has proven effective in more than 85% of cases.
MLS Laser Therapy is completely non-invasive and painless. Treatments are brief and you may go about your day without experiencing any side effects or the need for medications. MLS Laser Therapy has become one of the most sought-after and reliable treatment methods for heel pain.
Based on our experience and expertise, we feel confident in stating that a majority of heel pain issues can be treated using traditional conservative care or advanced alternatives. Many heel pain treatments noted above can even be combined.
Should our specialists determine that your heel pain condition requires surgical care, our expert surgical team will be prepared to take that aggressive approach. If that is the case, please know that our surgeons will address all your concerns, answer any questions you may have, and do everything they can to make you feel fully prepared for not only the surgery but also your recovery and rehabilitation.
Dealing With Heel Pain? Contact Us to Schedule an Appointment Today
Do not ignore your heel pain or learn to live with it. We are here to help, and we encourage you to reach out to our friendly and responsive team so we can schedule an appointment for you and offer treatments that match your needs and goals.
You can reach us by calling 254-776-6995, or by filling out our online contact form.