Foot & Ankle Care

Foot & Ankle Care Q & A

What is foot and ankle care?

Your foot and ankle work together to provide balance and stability and propel your movement. This complex part of your body has 26 bones, 33 joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments.

Foot and ankle care is a medical specialty that focuses on the structure and function of your foot and ankle, including prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of foot and ankle problems.

The experienced team at Town Center Orthopaedic Associates includes orthopaedic experts that specialize in foot and ankle care.

What conditions benefit from foot and ankle care?

There are many foot and ankle conditions that benefit from specialized care. Some of the most common foot and ankle conditions treated at Town Center Orthopaedic Associates include:

  • Ankle sprains
  • Sports injuries
  • Flat foot
  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Tendonitis
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Fractures
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Fractures
  • Achilles tendon rupture
  • Clubfoot
  • Ingrown toenail
  • Intoeing (pigeon-toed)
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Stiff big toe
  • Stress fractures

The experienced team at Town Center Orthopaedic Associates uses advanced tools and techniques to treat foot and ankle conditions, so you get the best possible outcomes.

Town Center Orthopaedic Associates is a full-service orthopaedic practice and offers many in-office treatments to make it easy for you to get the care you need for your foot and ankle problem.

What can I expect during a foot and ankle care evaluation?

When you visit Town Center Orthopaedic Associates for foot and ankle care, you can expect a personalized and comprehensive evaluation.

During the exam, your orthopaedic expert asks detailed questions about your concerns, including symptoms, when they started, and how they affect your daily activities.

Then, your provider evaluates the structure and function of your foot and ankle and may request in-office X-rays to confirm or rule out a diagnosis. Based on the information gathered during the exam, your provider develops your personalized treatment plan, which may include:

  • Anti-inflammatory medication
  • Custom-made orthotics
  • Splints or braces
  • Activity modification
  • Joint injections
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) or stem cell therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Surgical intervention

Your provider reviews your treatment plan with you and schedules regular follow-up appointments to monitor your foot and ankle and adjust your plan as needed.

For expert foot and ankle care, call Town Center Orthopaedic Associates, or request an appointment online today.

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