Dr. Wachtel, the Willow Grove podiatrist, is a proud Philadelphia native. Born and raised in Wynnefield, he received his undergrad degree from Temple U., at Textile, now Philadelphia University, he acquired a diploma in textile chemistry, and received his M.D. when he graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine.
He completed his residency at St. Lukes Hospital, Philadelphia and the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, Israel. He’s been a practicing podiatrist in the Philadelphia region for over 40 years.
Dr. Wachtel and Wachtel Family Foot Care, the Willow Grove foot doctor, specializes in treating foot, ankle, leg and lower extremity issues for his patients. This is essential because we have become more active, live longer lives and spend more time on our feet.
Call Dr. Wachtel, the Willow Grove Podiatrist for:
- Diabetic Foot Care
- Biomechanical treatments
- Foot Injuries
- Knee and Lower Back Pain
Dr. Wachtel, the Willow Grove podiatrist, is well known for providing biomechanical therapies. Biomechanics is the physics-based understanding of how the body works during movement and relaxation. Treating a biomechanical problem is accomplished by analyzing a patients posture and structural defects that are causing their bodies to compensate. This type of compensation effects a large variety of muscles and soft tissue in the human body. This can lead to problems like shin splints, lower back pain, arthritis, achy legs, sore feet, knees and hips and even nerve and skin conditions.
Wachtel Family Foot Care’s office is comfortable and state of the art. He utilizes computerized readouts to craft customized orthotics and utilizes computerized gate assessments to stabilize patients suffering from equilibrium problems. He combines lab results and x-rays to diagnose major conditions such as arthritis and diabetes. When the diagnosis is finished, he neutralizes any pathology or foot troubles and treats patients suffering from diabetic foot wounds and infections as a result of to poor blood circulation.
So don’t let foot pain prevent you from living the lifestyle that you love. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Wachtel, the Plymouth Meeting foot doctor today.