Whether you play an intense sport, exercise often, or live a somewhat sedentary lifestyle, your feet and ankles bear your weight and make it possible for you to engage in physical activity as much as you desire.
In addition to possible injury, there are diseases and conditions that can affect your feet and ankles, making them swell and have pain while walking or playing sports, and occasionally, while resting.
Foot and Ankle Problems
If you are experiencing pain or discomfort in your ankles or feet, you don’t need to live with it. The doctors at the Orthopedic Speciality Group will diagnose and suggest treatment for a variety of foot and ankle issues, including:
No matter your age or your activity level, our orthopedic specialists can use a combination of clinical examination and lab tests like x-ray, CT, MRI, or ultrasound, to find out the source of your pain or discomfort.
After finding the cause of your discomfort, the next step is to determine an appropriate treatment. Our orthopedic surgeons, physicians, physical therapists, and nurses will do their best to give you the care you need to get you back to having a comfortable, enjoyable life.
Depending on the problem and its severity, the following treatments may be suggested:
- Physical therapy
- Platelet rich plasma (PRP) or corticosteroid injections
- Arthroscopic surgery of the ankle
- Forefoot reconstruction (bunions and hammer toes)
- Ankle reconstruction or replacement surgery
If you are experiencing pain or discomfort associated with your feet or ankles, talk to your doctor about scheduling an appointment with an orthopedic specialist.