Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeons have the training and expertise to treat a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions, including chronic conditions that may cause persistent pain and discomfort. Browse the topics below and consult with a foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon in your area to discuss your treatment options.
Ankle & Foot Arthritis
A broad term for conditions that destroy the workings of a normal joint, often leading to pain and stiffness
Big Toe Arthritis
Arthritis of the joint at the base of the big toe; the most common arthritic condition of the foot
A swollen, sore bump on the joint that connects your big toe to your foot
A thickening of the tissue that surrounds the small nerve leading to the toes
An inflammation of the plantar fascia that leads to severe pain in the heel of your foot
A benign (non-cancerous) nodule that grows in the arch of the foot and usually appears between ages 20 and 60
TREATMENTS & HELPFUL RESOURCES
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