Foot & Ankle Surgery

What is Foot & Ankle Surgery?

Foot and ankle surgery encompasses a variety of surgical procedures aimed at treating conditions affecting the foot and ankle region. These surgeries can address a wide range of issues, from minor problems like ingrown toenails to more complex conditions like fractures, deformities, arthritis, and chronic pain. The type of surgery performed depends on the specific condition and its severity.

What are Signs & Symptoms of the Need for Foot & Ankle Surgery?

What are the Types of Issues
Foot & Ankle Surgery can Treat?

  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel or Toe Deformities
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Achilles Tendon Disorders
  • Ankle Instability
  • Fractures
  • Torn Ligaments or Tendons
  • Neuromas
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Flat Feet
  • Bone Spurs

Foot and ankle surgeries can range from outpatient procedures to more complex operations requiring hospitalization and extensive recovery time. The goal of these surgeries is to relieve pain, restore function, correct deformity, and improve overall quality of life. Recovery and rehabilitation can vary based on the type and extent of the surgery and the patient’s overall health. It’s essential to discuss all available treatment options, potential risks, and recovery expectations with a healthcare professional.