Foot and Ankle Surgery
Foot and ankle pain can severely impact your mobility and quality of life. A podiatrist can provide you with a diagnosis and treatment plan to address your symptoms. Some common conditions are treated with foot and ankle surgery to relieve pain. This includes severe bunions, ingrown toenails, hammer toes, plantar fasciitis, etc. A podiatrist can guide you in deciding what treatment might work best.
- Management of Foot and Ankle Fractures
Management of Foot and Ankle Fractures
Foot and ankle fractures may require surgical repair or wearing a cast or brace to help treat an injury.
- Management of Soft Tissue Injuries
Management of Soft Tissue Injuries
Podiatry is the medical specialty focused on leg health below the knee, which includes the lower leg, ankle, foot, and toes. Even your skin and nails tell a tale. Our board certified providers specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of all bones, muscles, and connective tissue (tendons, ligaments, and fascia) in the lower legs.
- Fracture Care (Casting, Bracing, Surgery)
Fracture Care (Casting, Bracing, Surgery)
Fracture treatment to put the pieces of bone back in place, control the pain, give the bone time to heal, prevent complications, and restore normal use of the fractured area.
- Casting and Other Forms of Immobilization
Casting and Other Forms of Immobilization
Casting helps immobilize injured bones, promote healing, and reduce pain and swelling while bones heal from surgery or injury.
- Arthritis Treatment
Arthritis and other rheumatic diseases are common conditions that cause pain, swelling, and limited movement. They affect joints and connective tissues around the body.
- Achilles Tendon and Rupture Repair
Achilles Tendon and Rupture Repair
Surgical repair of an Achilles tendon rupture or injury.
- Operative Management of Acute and Chronic Ankle Instability/Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
Operative Management of Acute and Chronic Ankle Instability/Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
A surgical procedure to manage acute and chronic ankle instability (ankle ligament reconstruction).
- Repair of Peroneal Tendinosis with and without Subluxation
Repair of Peroneal Tendinosis with and without Subluxation
Treatment and repair of peroneal tendinosis, the swelling of tendons on the outside of the ankle.
- Ankle Ligament Repair
Ankle Ligament Repair
The surgical repair of an injured or damaged ankle ligament.
- Brostrom Procedure
Brostrom surgery repairs the ligaments on the side or outside of the ankle.
- Bunion Surgery
Bunion surgery is performed to reduce pain and correct deformities caused by bunions.
Debridement is the removal of damaged tissue or foreign objects from a wound.
- Diabetes Risk Management
Diabetes Risk Management
Diabetes risk management helps manage foot problems that can be caused by diabetes.
- Foot Alignment Devices
Foot Alignment Devices
Foot alignment devices help keep your toes properly aligned to reduce discomfort.
- Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
Foot and ankle reconstruction surgery is performed to correct the structures of the foot and ankle, and restore function to the area after an injury or condition.
- Hammer Toe Surgery
Hammer Toe Surgery
Hammer toe surgery is performed to correct deformities of the toes to reduce pain and improve the flexibility of the muscles in your toes.
- Ingrown Toenail Surgery
Ingrown Toenail Surgery
Ingrown toenail surgery involves the removal of ingrown toenails to treat infections and complications in your toe area.
- Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction
Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction
Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction is a patented technique that removes the root cause of bunions.
- Oral and Locally Injected Medication
Oral and Locally Injected Medication
Oral and locally injected medication helps treat pain, infections, and other conditions.
- Peroneal Tendon and Tibialis Tendon Repair
Peroneal Tendon and Tibialis Tendon Repair
Peroneal tendon and tibialis tendon repair is a surgical procedure that helps treat tendon injuries.
- Surgery for Flat Feet and Fallen Arches
Surgery for Flat Feet and Fallen Arches
Surgery for flat feet and fallen arches reshapes the foot to provide you with better support and alleviate pain.
- Surgery for Foot and Ankle Fractures
Surgery for Foot and Ankle Fractures
Some foot and ankle fractures may require surgery to ensure the injured area heals properly.
- Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis
Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis
Surgery for plantar fasciitis can be performed to help treat inflamed tissue that runs across the bottom of the foot.
- Surgery of Calcific Achilles Tendonitis/Haglund’s Deformity
Surgery of Calcific Achilles Tendonitis/Haglund’s Deformity
Surgery of calcific Achilles tendonitis/Haglund’s deformity can help treat foot pain.
- Surgical Management of Arthritis
Surgical Management of Arthritis
Arthritis surgery can help repair or replace a damaged joint.
The most common symptom of eczema is a rash that typically appears on the arms and behind the knees, but can appear anywhere. It’s most common in infants or very young children.
- Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles tendinitis is an acute inflammation of the Achilles tendon. Inflammation is the body's natural response to an injury.
- Dermatological Conditions of the Feet: Tinea, Pedis, Onychomycosis, Eczema, etc.
Dermatological Conditions of the Feet: Tinea, Pedis, Onychomycosis, Eczema, etc.
Dermatological conditions of the feet can include fungal infections, eczema, rashes, and other discomforting conditions.
- Flat Foot and Fallen Arches
Flat Foot and Fallen Arches
Fallen arches, also called flat feet, is caused by weakening, stretching or other changes to the tendons and ligaments in the foot and can significantly affect mobility.
- Foot Ulcers and Infections
Foot Ulcers and Infections
Foot ulcers are open sores or lesions that will not heal or keep returning over a long period of time. These foot ulcers can cause infections.
- Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
Plantar fasciitis is characterized by pain in the heel of the foot, especially when standing up after resting. The condition is due to an overuse injury of the sole surface (plantar) of the foot.
- Heel Spurs
A heel spur is a bone growth on the heel bone. Heel spurs are often located on the underside of the heel bone, where it attaches to the plantar fascia.
- Ingrown Toenails
A condition in which the corner or side of a toenail grows into or under the flesh. This condition mostly affects the big toe.
- Neuromas, Fibromas, Warts
Neuromas, Fibromas, Warts
Neuromas, fibromas, and warts are growths that can appear on the foot. Some treatments include over-the-counter medicine, prescription medicine, or surgery.
Sesamoiditis is when the tendons surrounding the sesamoids (in the ball of the foot, at the base of the big toe) become irritated or inflamed.
- Shin Splints
Shin splints refer to pain along the shin (tibia) bone. It is usually caused by overworking the leg area and is common in athletes.
- Soft Tissue Lesions of the Foot/Ankle: Bunions, Hammertoes
Soft Tissue Lesions of the Foot/Ankle: Bunions, Hammertoes
Soft tissue lesions are cell growths that emerge nearly anywhere in the body: in tendons, muscles, ligaments, cartilage, nerves, blood vessels, fat, and other tissues.
- Tendon or Ligament Ruptures (Brostrom Ankle Ligament Repair)
Tendon or Ligament Ruptures (Brostrom Ankle Ligament Repair)
Tendon and ligament tears ruptures are injuries to the soft tissues that connect muscles and joints. These injuries often come accompanied by a "popping" or feeling or noise.
- Ankle Pain
Ankle pain can impact your body movement. This can be caused by injuries, aging, and chronic conditions.
- Sport Injuries
Sports injuries are common in athletes and can include broken bones, pulled muscles, torn ligaments, and other injuries.
Tendonitis is inflammation of the tendon, a flexible band of tissue that connects muscle to bones, and is often due to an overuse injury in the affected area from repetitive motion.
- Stress Fractures
Stress fractures are tiny cracks in a bone caused by heavy repetitive movements like jumping or running. Conditions such as osteoporosis can also play a factor in developing stress fractures.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis. It's a long-term (chronic) degenerative joint disease.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a long-term (chronic) disease that causes inflammation of the joints. The inflammation can be so severe that it affects how the joints and other parts of the body look and function.
- Athletic Injuries
Foot and ankle injuries caused by athletic activities.
- Bone and Joint Deformities
Bone and Joint Deformities
Bone and joint deformities of the ankle and foot.
A bunion is a bulge of bone or tissue around the joint of the great toe or small toe. Bunions may form at the base of the great toe or at the base of the little toe.
- Diabetic Foot Complications
Diabetic Foot Complications
Proper foot care can help prevent foot complications caused by diabetes.
- Foot and Ankle Fractures and Dislocations
Foot and Ankle Fractures and Dislocations
Foot and ankle fractures and dislocations can be caused by a fall or sports injury.
- Foot and Ankle Infections
Foot and Ankle Infections
Symptoms of foot and ankle infections can include swelling, fever, fluid or puss draining from the area, or discoloration.
- Foot Pain
Foot pain can be caused by many things including sports injuries, arthritis, and overuse.
- Hammer Toe
Hammer toe is a deformity that causes either the second, third, or fourth toe to be bent in the middle and resemble a hammer.
- Inflamed or Ruptured Tendons and Ligaments
Inflamed or Ruptured Tendons and Ligaments
A health condition or overuse can cause inflamed or ruptured tendons and ligaments.
- Nerve Damage
Nerve damage of the foot and ankle area can cause tingling or numbness in the affected area.
- Old/Neglected Injuries
Neglected foot injuries can lead to pain and discomfort later in life.
- Onychomycosis (Toenail Fungus), Tinea Pedis (Athlete’s Foot), Eczema and Other Dermatological Conditions
Onychomycosis (Toenail Fungus), Tinea Pedis (Athlete’s Foot), Eczema and Other Dermatological Conditions
ARC Podiatry treats onychomycosis (toenail fungus), tinea pedis (athlete’s foot), eczema and other dermatological conditions.
- Post-Traumatic Arthritis
Post-traumatic arthritis is a type of osteoarthritis caused by an injury like a bone fracture or dislocation.
- Toe and Foot Immobility
Toe and Foot Immobility
Toe and foot immobility can be caused by weakness or paralysis of the muscles that help with toe and foot mobility.
- Toe Inflammation
Toe inflammation can be caused by trauma from an injury, infection, or condition.
- Toenail Infections
Toenail infections can be caused by fungus or bacterium. The condition rarely causes pain.