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Shockwave Treatment For Achilles Tendonitis In Melbourne

Is your Achilles stiff and sore in the morning?

This if for you if you’re suffering with Achilles tendonitis in Melbourne.

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Do you dread putting your feet on the floor in the morning?

Have you tried stretching your Achilles and calf to no avail?

You feel ok during the day and think – maybe it’s getting better? But then next morning when you get out of bed it’s back to being stiff and sore again?

You’ve tried anti-inflammatories which help you feel a little better but you know they’re not fixing the problem and worried about their side effects.


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Step 1

Book your initial podiatry session online at a convenient time that suits you

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Step 2

Start your shockwave treatment cycle

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Step 3

Step out of bed with a spring in your step again


Shockwave Treatment For Achilles Tendonitis

💊 Drug Free

Shockwave treatment for Achilles tendonitis is safe with minimal side effects

💉 Needle Free

Non-invasive with no sharps

👩‍🔬Proven Effective

Multiple large clinical trials have shown shockwave therapy to be a successful treatment for Achilles tendonitis

Fast

Effects can be felt immediately and treatment cycles range from 3 to 6 sessions

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Spring out of bed like 20 year old you again and stop limping and worrying.

JulianJulian ★★★★★ First time visiting a podiatrist for some toe nail issues. I had Tim from the clinic who was great and the human being - he helped successfully fix my feet issues. Definitely recommend for anyone looking for a podiatrist in the Melbourne cbd with feet or toe nail issues.Response from the ownerThanks Julian, you've made our day leaving this kind review. All the best, it was a pleasure to welcome you to the wonderful world of podiatry. Freya ScullyFreya Scully ★★★★★ Tim was so friendly and helpful with the foot and achilles issue I went in for. He did a thorough assessment and provided insight and advice into the pain I was experiencing. I left feeling very optimistic that my issue wasn't as bad as I had originally thought and with the exercises prescribed, I should be able to go for a jog again in the not-too-distant future.Response from the ownerRunning again? Yeah you will Freya. Thanks for the kind words too, looking forward to hearing you smash some PB's after we rehab your achilles. 💪 Shumon KhanShumon Khan ★★★★★ Tim Mullholand was extremely knowledgeable, professional and extremely thorough in his assessment. I highly recommend him as a podiatrist. Thank you again for the service!Response from the ownerThanks Shumon! It was a fun experience for us welcoming you to the world of podiatry as well. Best wishes with your action plan 💪 Ann MihkelsonAnn Mihkelson ★★★★★ Excellent attention to understanding of what was to be done to a nail that had suffered trauma . Very professional procedure followed. Can highly recommend.Response from the ownerThank-you 🙏 for your kind words Anu. Sarah HanleySarah Hanley ★★★★★ If you are looking for a podiatrist, look no further. Tim Mulholland from Pride Podiatry is not only personable, but is incredibly knowledgeable, and passionate about all feet. He performed a successful surgery 8 years ago when I had reoccurring ingrown nails from an injury to my nail bed and every time I have any issues with my feet he is the only one I trust. Now also located in the CBD, can’t get better than that!Response from the ownerIt's always a pleasure Sarah! Thanks for the kind words, truly appreciated. 😇 Anna ZhuAnna Zhu ★★★★★ Tim is thorough and reliable. I went to see him about a painful corn on my left foot. He not only gently removed the corn but also recommended several innovative options about how to prevent it in the future. Tim then followed up with a personalised video and email summarising the prevention solutions. If you’re looking for someone who will not only help you with the immediate foot problem but who can also help you with long term foot comfort, Tim would be a great podiatrist to see.Response from the ownerWow, thanks Anna for the kind words. All the best. 🦁 Michelle BrandMichelle Brand ★★★★★ Ella was so professional and knowledgeable. I had such a positive experience and couldn't recommend her enough.Response from the ownerThanks for sharing Michelle we're huge fans of Ella the professional too. ☺️ Audrey BourgetAudrey Bourget ★★★★★ I usually book in podiatrist appointments with whoever is available and close by, but Ella was so great, I will now only go back to see her. She helped me with my issues, was thorough, was a pleasure to chat with, and she even followed up. The clinic CBD location also makes it easy to get to.Response from the ownerHow great that you found your sole mate Ella? Thanks Audrey, 😀 Anne McLarenAnne McLaren ★★★★★ I had a very good experience at Pride Podiatry. You are given clear explanations for your problems and lots of feedback on how you're going. Tim is very friendly and encouraging.Response from the ownerWell that's lovely feedback thank you Anne. It's a pleasure working with such a dedicated athlete who never misses a beat on her exercise program. 💪 Paul AndrewsPaul Andrews ★★★★★ Can highly recommend Ella at Pride Podiatry. She took my gross feed from zero to hero.Response from the ownerCheers Paul, a couple of superheroes those feet of yours and your podiatrist Ella. 🦸🦸‍♀️ Milan MilasinovicMilan Milasinovic ★★★★★ Tim was very knowledgeable and was easily able to identify issues in my stride and provided great advice/exercises to improve my movement. He showed genuine interest in resolving my issues. Would definitely recommend!Response from the ownerThanks Milan it was great to meet and help out. Keep up the 💪 work. Kwang Theng AwKwang Theng Aw ★★★★★ Pride Podiatry's team is amazing and super friendly. I went to see Tim for my ingrown toe nails problem. Tim is a skillful magician, I literally didn't feel any pain during the whole treatment and we were chatting the whole time. By the end of the treatment, I walked out of the clinic feeling a big relief of how easy the treatment was for something that has been troubling me for months. Thank you Tim!Response from the ownerIt was a pleasure to help out and welcome you to the (magical) world of podiatry. Thanks KT. 🪄 Nilgun SafakNilgun Safak ★★★★★ Response from the ownerThankyou 🙏 Isho HassadoIsho Hassado ★★★★★ Very smooth and excellent service. Had an appointment with Tim Mulholland and he was able to identify exactly what I needed and give me the right exercises to help me improve my balance. Will be going back to him & pure physio from now onResponse from the ownerIt was a pleasure working together to find what we can do to get a great outcome. Thanks 🙏 David SmithDavid Smith ★★★★★ I saw the guys at Pride podiatry today to review some rather outdated orthotics I have had for over a decade, and was blown away with the level of detail and care they went into with the review. Within 10 minutes of finishing my appointment I had been sent a detailed video of their findings, reminders for my exercise prescription, and with a 3D design of my foot, my new orthotics are on their way already.Highly recommend!Response from the ownerThanks Dave for the kind words. It's great to be part of your active life goals. 💪 Laura FranksLaura Franks ★★★★★ Have been coming to Pride Podiatry for a while now - the team is wonderful! Kind, informative, and very much aimed at realistic and affordable solutions. Tim is an exceptional podiatrist and I very much feel cared for and walk away with confidence after each session. Cheers team!Response from the ownerSuch kind words, thank you Laura. It's a pleasure to be able to help. Craig DowlingCraig Dowling ★★★★★ Tim was great. Clear and careful explanation of the treatment and a pleasure to deal with. Highly recommend.Response from the ownerSuper thanks Craig! Happy running 🏃 Matthew BuckellMatthew Buckell ★★★★★ Tim is one of the nicest guys I’ve met, explained all the technical parts very thoroughly which helped me understand what was going on. Couldn’t recommend anyone better!Response from the ownerAwesome, thanks Matt it's a pleasure helping runners run (fast!) again. MontanaaMontanaa ★★★★★ Tim is very professional and down to earth, if I have more foot problems, would def go back to this clinic, plus the place is very aesthetic,Response from the ownerYes! Thanks Montanaa for the kind words. Our podiatrist and our interior designer will be pleased. Much appreciated. ダジダジ ★★★★★ Professionally engaged and amicably welcoming. He's got over a decade's worth of experience and it shows.In but a mere single half hour appointment, he's managed to diagnose, treat and advise a recovery plan for me to follow. Bloody grand!He's a kind soul and bona fide expert, this good sir Tim is!Response from the ownerAww, now that is wonderful feedback - thanks a bunch D. 🙏 Andrew FaragAndrew Farag ★★★★★ The team at PridePlus are fantastic. I say this as a fellow podiatrist, I would send my own family members here. Tim has been a great mentor to me in the early stages of my career, and has a genuine passion for his work, and ultimately caring for his clients.Response from the ownerThanks for sharing Andrew, referring your family members for care is the highest compliment - appreciated. Roland SomlaiRoland Somlai ★★★★★ Tim provided outstanding podiatric care during my visit. His expertise, combined with genuine concern and effective communication, ensured a seamless and positive experience. Highly recommended for anyone seeking professional podiatric services.Response from the ownerThank you Roland for your kind words. It was a pleasure to connect and help out. 🦁 Rillian NatriaraRillian Natriara ★★★★★ First time going to a podiatrist and very happy with the service here. Tim was friendly, thorough, caring and explained everything well. He also followed up with an instruction video of what to do post treatment. Highly recommend!Response from the ownerIt was a pleasure to welcome you to the wonderful world of podiatry Rilly. Thanks for the kind words. 🙏 Carol FoxCarol Fox ★★★★★ Tim was able to see me last minute as I arrived in Melbourne and needed a podiatrist to look at my sore foot.He was welcoming, informative and knew exactly how to treat it.Very patient whilst explaining exercises to do to help recovery.Thanks so much Tim, without you I could not have walked those 4 days at the airports, conference and conduct the workshop I needed to do!Forever gratefulResponse from the ownerThank-you so much Carol, these kind words mean a lot. To know you were able to power through your busy work and travel schedule on your feet brings a smile to us all at Pride. 😍 conor duffyconor duffy ★★★★★ I had a toenail issue causing severe pain. Ben treated me and explained how to reduce it from reoccurring and It felt so much better after. Definitely would recommend if you have any podiatry related issues.Response from the ownerCheers for the kind words Connor. We're glad you had a great experience with Ben. Thanks!

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make a booking?

You can book online below through our portal with our friends from Pure Physio. Click through and choose Podiatry, Collins St and then an appointment time that suits you. We recommend choosing the 60 minute session for your session.

How much does my shockwave treatment cost?

There’s a $15 surcharge on top of your podiatry session which is $150 for a 60 minute session or $115 for a 30 minute session.

Is my treatment covered by private health insurance?

If you have podiatry cover in your private health insurance you’ll get a rebate and only have to pay the gap (via Hicaps) for your podiatry session.

Is shockwave treatment painful?

We’re not going to lie, there’s a mild initial discomfort when starting shockwave therapy but it feels (although has a completely different method of action) like a good deep tissue massage release.

How often and how long will I need to treat my achilles tendonitis?

While you’ll feel the improvements immediately it a full treatment cycle usually takes between 3 and 6 sessions spread over as many weeks.

What if it turns out I don’t have achilles tendonitis?

If shockwave isn’t likely to help you we won’t waste your valuable time. We’ll work out your diagnosis and what you can do to treat it. You’ll have your personalised treatment plan to achieve your goals.

Who isn’t shockwave treatment for?

Shockwave treatment for achilles tendonitis isn’t for anyone with bone tumours, haemophilia or during pregnancy. It’s also not for acute injuries like achilles tendon ruptures.


Secure your session for your achilles tendonitis in Melbourne now

Book online below, choose Podiatry, Collins Street and a time that suits you.

We’ll be ready to do the rest. Your assessment, diagnosis and shockwave treatment can start right away. But if shockwave treatment isn’t appropriate for your Achilles pain, don’t worry. We won’t waste your time. We’ll tell you and give you an appropriate treatment plan to help.

References

Still not convinced?

If you’ve struggled with Achilles tendonitis in Melbourne for a long time it might seem a bit far fetched that a new treatment can help you overcome your sore and stiff mornings. Here’s one of our podiatrists with his experience with shockwave treatment for his Achilles.

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