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Mitchell Wachtel D.P.M.

Treatment for a Fractured Bone

"Hi, I’m Dr. Mitchell Wachtel and today we’re going to talk about fractures and tendinitis.

Many of our patients walk into our practice after they’ve fallen or had a traumatic event where they’ve fractured one of the bones in their feet. Sometimes treatment is as simple as taping a toe. Otherwise we can apply a soft or hard cast. All of this is done in our office with x-rays. After treatment is applied we stick with the patient for 3-6 months to make sure the problem area properly heals. Some patients don’t heal correctly so there are other options like ultra-sound therapy where the patient takes it home and applies it to the foot to increase healing."

Dr. Mitchell Wachtel
Dr. Mitchell Wachtel is a North Andover podiatrist who specializes in the treatment of the feet and ankles.