Podiatry Treatments Offered at Arlington Foot & Ankle

Cutting Edge Diagnostic Tools

Cutting Edge Diagnostic Tools

X-rays are done in office, giving us the advantage of developing the films within minutes. Our X-ray software provides magnifying options to better determine patient injuries.

Shockwave (EPAT)

Shockwave (EPAT)

EPAT, also known as Shockwave Therapy (ESWT), is an FDA approved, highly effective, non-surgical treatment for acute and chronic heel pain.

Children's Foot Care

Children's Foot Care

Proper foot care is important for children of all ages, as foot problems that crop up later in life often stem from childhood issues.

KeryFlex Nail Restoration

KeryFlex Nail Restoration

KeryFlex Nail Restoration is a safe, nonsystemic in-office application that restores the appearance of patient’s natural nails.

Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Pearl believes in exhausting conservative treatment options for heel pain which include strapping, stretching and strengthening exercises, and foot support.

Running Injuries

Running Injuries

Sports and sports training can cause injuries to the feet due to impact, sudden movements, repetitive motions, overuse, and constrictive footwear.

Custom Orthotics

Custom Orthotics

“Orthotic” can refer to a arch support device which is worn inside a shoe. There are three very different types of orthotics - custom, customized and off-the-shelf or drop in insoles.

Heel Pain

Heel Pain

If conservative treatment techniques are exhausted, Dr. Pearl offers other advanced treatment methods to cure chronic heel pain.

Laser Nail Treatment

Laser Nail Treatment

Recently a new laser treatment has been show to have positive results for many patients, speeding up the removal of infection.

Bunion Surgery

Bunion Surgery

A bunion is a deformity of the big toe joint that results from bone misalignment or repositioning at the joint.


Welcome to Arlington Foot & Ankle
A Northern Virginia Podiatrist

Our goal is to provide comprehensive solutions for our patients for their specific needs and foot problems. Dr. Pearl exhausts conservative methods before offering surgical solutions.  We have diagnostic X-ray, ultrasound and orthopedic appliances and shoes available on site for your convenience.

A resident of Arlington, Virginia, Dr. Ben Pearl has been a practicing physician in the Arlington area since 1992, servicing the communities in Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, and McLean. Specializing in the evaluation and treatment of injuries related to running and endurance sports such as triathlon, swimming, skiing and cycling.


Selected as one of the Washingtonian Magazine’s top sports doctors, he is a consultant at NIH and sits on an FDA board.






px Dr. Pearl was recently featured in the Washington Post Magazine depicting his passion for skiing and teaching. He has had television interviews with Dr. Nancy  on MSNBC on barefoot running and provided foot health information for News Channel 8.”The biggest thing for me — and I’m still working on it — is learning more about the person, not the student scared to ski for the first time, but getting to know that person as an individual. It’s changed the way I interact with patients; most ski instructors around here have full-time jobs, too, in that there’s no more of this ‘I’m the doctor up here on this level, and I know best.'” Read More →