Achilles Tendon Consultation
Specialty Physician Consultation – 1-hour examination and assessment with related review and treatment recommendations.
The Achilles tendon is the tendon that connects the calf muscle (gastrocnemius) to the heel bone (calcaneus). This is the tendon that is just below the skin at the back of the ankle. Achilles tendonitis and a ruptured/torn Achilles tendon are the 2 most common injuries.
Casting or surgical intervention are treatment options.
The total cost of Achilles tendon consultation includes a one-hour consultation with a specialist. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.