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Consult Request Guidelines
for Achilles Tendonitis
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Heel lift (orthotic)
2) Achilles silicone sleeve
3) Physical Therapy (eccentric strengthening)
5) Activity modification
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
Most Achilles tendonitis can be treated with appropriate non-operative management.
Surgery can be performed to alleviate the pain.
within 6 weeks
How to Get Results to Consultant
UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Patients must obtain and hand carry hardcopy radiographic studies (MRI/CT/X-rays)
Clinic Contact Information
Clinic Location Sites
Ann Arbor - South Main Orthopedics
UM Consulting Physician
Anish Raj Kadakia, M.D.