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 and 33 joints, connected by 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 Orthopaedics includes orthopedic experts that specialize in foot and ankle care.

Who needs foot and ankle care?

There are many foot and ankle conditions that benefit from specialized care. Often, these issues can cause severe pain and impede daily activities. Some of the most common foot and ankle conditions treated at Town Center Orthopaedics include:

  • Ankle sprains
  • Sports injuries
  • Flat foot
  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Tendonitis
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Fractures
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Fractures
  • Achilles tendon ruptures
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Stiff big toes
  • Stress fractures

The experienced team at Town Center Orthopaedics uses advanced foot and ankle care tools and techniques to treat foot and ankle conditions to provide the best possible outcomes.

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

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

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

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

Then, your provider will evaluate 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 will develop 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 will review your treatment plan with you, and schedule regular follow-up appointments to monitor your condition and adjust your plan as needed.

To schedule your foot and ankle care evaluation, call Town Center Orthopaedics any time at (703) 435-6604, or book online today.

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