Your Achilles tendon is your strongest and largest tendon in your body. It is also known as the heel cord or calcaneal tendon. It is located on the back of your leg and connects your calf muscle to your heel bone. That makes it a very important part of your body, and if something goes wrong with it, it can affect many other important functions of your body.
Hany Helmi MD, DC
- Interventional Spine
- Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Board Certified in Pain Management
- Trained Interventional Spine and Pain Procedures
- Specializes in developing an Integrated approach to Spine disorders, Nerve Entrapments, and Musculoskeletal Care
Dr. Helmi was raised in Birmingham, Alabama. He graduated with honors from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and then attended Chiropractic School at Parker College in Dallas, Texas. After completing Chiropractic School, Dr. Helmi complemented his education by entering medical school and graduating from St. Christopher’s College of Medicine. From there he underwent a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation internship and residency at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Helmi obtained additional fellowship training in Interventional Pain Management at the internationally renowned Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Dr. Helmi believes strongly that an integrated approach to patient care provides the best clinical outcome. His practice and expertise focus on utilizing interventional pain procedures, medications, and rehabilitation as part of an individualized treatment plan for treating acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, nerve entrapments, headaches, and various pain disorders.
Dr. Helmi is Board Certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is also a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.