Your feet and ankles are essential parts of your anatomy. Whether you’re standing, walking, or running, your feet and ankles provide support, balance, shock absorption, and other key functions associated with movement.
There are no less than 28 bones in your foot, three bones that comprise the ankle joint, and more than 30 joints, all of which allow for a wide range of motion. In addition, a complex network of cartilage, ligaments, muscles, and tendons support these joints and provide the strength for movement. Considering the amount of stress that you place on our feet and ankles every day, it is not surprising that foot and ankle problems and injuries are common.
Painful foot problems are caused by a variety of factors including aging, nerve damage, poor blood circulation, and diabetes. Infections of the foot can result in ulcers, sores, trauma, and deformities.
At Spectrum Orthopaedics, we offer state-of-the-art surgical treatments to repair a wide range of foot and toe issues, including:
- Achilles tendon
- Ankle instability
- Bone spurs
- Bunionette deformity
- Cavovarus foot
- Claw toe
- Foot and ankle trauma
- Hallux limitus/rigidus (stiff big toe)
- Hammer toe
- High ankle sprain
- Major foot & ankle deformity
- Mallet toe
- Morton’s neuroma (compressed nerve)
- Osteochondral lesions of the talus
- Peroneal tendon disease
- Plantar corns
- Plantar fasciitis
- Turf toe
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