Achilles Foot Health Centre
is a comprehensive health care facility offering:
in foot surgery (American Board of Podiatric Surgery)
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT)
with Shockwave Therapy - BC, we have the newest-generation, state-of-the-art
ESWT technology that for the first time doesn't need anesthesia, a type
unavailable in the U.S.
offering state-of-the-art treatment for this disabling condition.
Assessment, Treadmill Gait Analysis, and Sports Medicine
in podiatric orthopedics by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and
Primary Podiatric Medicine)
Prescription and Design of custom orthotic appliances and custom footwear,
(e.g., molded shoes,
custom sandals, custom hiking boots, work boots, steel-toed boots, and
cowboy boots), with 10 years of scientific training, board certification,
and 15 years of experience, Dr. Schumacher provides unsurpassed medical
expertise in this field.
with the detection and treatment of circulation abnormalities and
Vascular Testing, including Doppler wave forms, ABI, Toe Pressures, and Photoplethysmography
Pharmacy, offering a wide
variety of difficult-to-find retail foot products
services for the injured
or post-operative foot.
And a host of
other health care services for the foot.
Schumacher Has Four Main Areas of Specialization:
Surgery Dr. Schumacher is
Board Certified in Foot Surgery
by the American
Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS). Dr. Schumacher holds Diplomate status
with that organization. He is also a Fellow in the American College of
Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS).
2. Biomechanics--We offer
treadmill gait analysis, assessment of foot function, prescription and design of
custom orthotic appliances, custom shoes, sandals, and boot.
Dr. Schumacher is Board Certified by the
Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine (ABPOPPM). He holds Diplomate Status With That Organization.
He is also a Fellow in the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and
Dr. Schumacher's heel pain specialty clinic is devoted to heel pain.
We have some of the newest technologies on the market to treat
chronic, recalcitrant, non-responsive heel pain. Visit our
www.heelpain.ca for more information.
4. Extracorporeal Shockwave
Therapy (ESWT) Ours was
the first facility in North American offering the newest-generation,
state-of-the-art, piezoelectric ESWT technology in North America, and we are
still the only facility in western Canada that provides this service for chronic
heel pain, Achilles Tendinitis, slow-healing bone, and connective tissue
inflammation. This machine is the most focused shockwave treatment
available, and it does not require anesthesia. Visit our partner facility,
Shockwave Therapy - BC,