To repair a torn Achilles tendon, surgery may be necessary after the initial swelling is reduced, about a week after the tear occurs. During the repair surgery, the doctor cuts an incision above the heel on the back of the ankle in order to sew the tendon back together. The out-patient procedure is usually done under local anesthesia. Post-surgery, the patient wears a cast or walking boot for a month and a half to three months. The cast or boot is adjusted during the healing process from a downward pointing angle to a neutral position. Specific exercises and physical therapy are completed as part of the healing process to regain motion and strength.
My feet pain started about 4 years ago. It kept getting worse, standing up or walking became a torture. I have been neglecting it all this time. Finally about 6 weeks ago I saw Dr Tepper. He diagnosed the problem, asked me to go back in few days. He customized medical insoles for me which they are called […]
Dr. Tepper and his staff are so nice and caring. They take the time to go over everything thoroughly.
- M.P. Testimonial
Dr. Tepper has helped me personally from a severely strained tendon at the bottom of my foot. I suffered for 4 months, then Dr. Tepper and his staff took care of me. He did all the correct exams and shoe inserts and spent the time to answer all my questions. As a result, my feet continue to improve […]
I went to Dr Tepper office 2 years ago he is the best foot Dr. I know the Dr.helped my foot greatly everybody in the office is one big happy family including Kristi, Caroline, Lupe, Angle and the rest of the family if you need a great foot and ankle Dr. please contact his office.
He is very knowledgeable and explains to you of what is wrong with your foot in detail. You’re never rushed. Always makes sure you understand him and that you are comfortable. The nurses and receptionist are very professional and curtious. The office is a very clean atmosphere and comfortable waiting room. I’m very happy with Dr. Jan D. […]
As a Chiropractor, I appreciate when I meet doctors and their staff that are excellent in their field, like Dr. Tepper and his staff. Dr. Tepper examined, taped and consulted about my feet and related health beyond what I expected. The staff compliment doctor Tepper with their personal and professional relationship with the patients. I will gladly refer […]
- A.R., Chiropractor
I brought my son for a broken ankle, now a year later I came for an ingrown. I like the office availability on the weekend and extended hours, Dr. Tepper is a sweet man. The office is so friendly and made me feel comfortable.
Great place, I came here when I was young and now bringing my son who loves the staff and Dr. Tepper.
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