New Video: No Incision Achilles Tendon Surgery with Stem Cells

Check out our video page for our newest video regarding a no incision technique for achilles tendon surgery utilizing stem cells.

This procedure utilizes a large gauge needle to make a small stab incision into the achilles tendon while it is stretched maximally. These small incisions lengthen the achilles tendon, reducing the tightness experienced with chronic achilles pain and swelling. Through the same large gauge needle that does the cutting, stem cells are injected into the achilles tendon to help repair the lengthened tendon and to help reduce swelling and inflammation.

This procedure generally takes 10-15 minutes and is done under local anesthetic, avoiding the major complications of general anesthesia.

For more information on foot surgery, ankle surgery, stem cells or achilles tendon pain please contact:

Dr. Marcin N. Vaclaw

Foot and Ankle Specialists of The Woodlands

9191 Pinecroft Dr #150

The Woodlands, TX 77380





About the Author:
Dr. Vaclaw is committed to serving this community and understands the importance of educating patients on conditions as well as specific treatment plans for his patients’ needs. He is dedicated to pursuing the latest medical and surgical procedures in order to give his patients the care and attention they deserve. Dr. Vaclaw is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Texas State Podiatric Medical Association, and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.