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How to Deal with Bunions
... Those patients not finding pain relief from OTC medications may require a prescription painkiller, ultrasound or cortisone injections...

How Shockwave Therapy Can Help You
...Much like an ultrasound, a gel is applied to the area and then a handheld device is placed on the skin to send pressure waves to the inflamed or damaged tissue...

Heel Pain Treatment Options
...If pain and swelling are severe we may recommend steroid injections, extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) or ultrasound therapy...

Treating Heel Spurs
...If you are experiencing this recurring inflammation, it is a good idea to visit your local podiatrist's office and inquire about undergoing an x-ray or ultrasound examination of the foot...

Plantar Fasciitis
... Those with severe and persistent heel pain may require more aggressive treatment options such as ultrasound, steroid injections or shockwave therapy...

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
...Ultrasound therapy and exercises may help rehabilitate the tendon and muscle following immobilization...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Physical therapy may include strengthening exercises, soft-tissue massage/mobilization, gait and running re-education, stretching, and ultrasound therapy...

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
... If DVT is suspected, the doctor will immediately send the patient to a vascular laboratory or a hospital for testing, which may include a blood test, Doppler ultrasound, venogram, MRI, or angiogram...

DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)
... If DVT is suspected, the doctor will immediately send the patient to a vascular laboratory or a hospital for testing, which may include a blood test, Doppler ultrasound, venogram, MRI, or angiogram...

Flatfoot-Adult Acquired
...Ultrasound therapy and exercises may help rehabilitate the tendon and muscle following immobilization...

Flatfoot-Flexible
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be used to provide temporary relief...

Flexible Flatfoot
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be used to provide temporary relief...

Haglund's Deformity
... Physical therapy modalities, such as ultrasound, can help to reduce inflammation...

Hallux Rigidus
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be undertaken to provide temporary relief...

Peroneal Tendon Injuries
... Ice, heat, or ultrasound therapy may be used to reduce swelling and pain...

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
...Ultrasound therapy and exercises may help rehabilitate the tendon and muscle following immobilization...

Pump Bump (Hallux Rigidus)
...Ultrasound therapy or other physical therapy modalities may be undertaken to provide temporary relief...

Sesamoid Injuries in the Foot
...The rehabilitation period following immobilization sometimes includes physical therapy, such as exercises (range-of-motion, strengthening, and conditioning) and ultrasound therapy...

Tarsal Coalition
...Physical therapy may include massage, range-of-motion exercises, and ultrasound therapy...

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... Ultrasound therapy, exercises, and other physical therapy modalities may be prescribed to reduce symptoms...

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Oakton Foot & Ankle Center, PLLC

Fairfax, VA Podiatrist
Oakton Foot and Ankle Center
10721 Main St., Suite #3500
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 352-8888
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