Orthopedic & Sports Injury Surgery in West Hills and Westlake Village - Providing Expert Repair of the Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, Wrist, Knee, Foot and Ankle

Dr. Kevin Nadel

Dr. Kevin Nadel Orthopedic & Sports Injury Treatment
WEST HILLS: 818-264-3344
WESTLAKE VILLAGE: 805-449-0066
TARZANA: 818-466-5536

Dr. Kevin Nadel, MD
Orthopedic & Sports Injury Treatment

Ankle & Foot

Achilles Rupture

The Achilles Tendon connects the calf muscle to the heel. When it ruptures, you'll know it, as it is often accompanied by an audible snap or pop, and you typically won't be able to stand after the rupture.
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Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis is often the subtle precursor to an Achilles Rupture or Tear. The tendon which connects the calf muscle to the heel has become inflamed and irritated when you begin suffering with symptoms of Achilles Tendonitis.
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Ankle Fractures (Broken Ankle)

One of the most common sports injuries, Ankle Fractures (Broken Ankle) occur in athletes every day. However, the type of fracture varies widely depending upon which of the three bones which comprise the ankle joint has broken.
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Ankle Impingement Syndrome

When the tissues and any existing bone spurs in the ankle joint become trapped between bones and cause pinching, the result is Ankle Impingement Syndrome.
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Ankle Instability

When the outer ligaments of the ankle have been stretched, many patients report a feeling of ankle instability. Athletes are particularly prone to ankle instability due to their repetitive use, and high incidence of ankle sprains and ankle fractures.
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Peroneal Tendon Injuries

The peroneal tendons are the two tendons that run alongside each other on the outside of the ankle. Athletes participating in sports which require repetitive ankle motion are at risk of experiencing a peroneal tendon injury. Those who have high arches in the feet also tend to be more susceptible to this type of injury.
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Plantar Fasciitis

Southern California residents who love running, dancing and other aerobic exercises tend to develop plantar fasciitis more frequently than non-athletes. Symptoms of plantar fasciitis generally include shooting or stabbing heel pain, caused by an inflammation of the thick band of tissue called the plantar fascia that connects your heel bone to your toes.
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