Spectrum Orthopaedics Foot & Ankle
Foot and ankle problems can be painful and debilitating—literally knocking you off your feet.
This part of our anatomy is extremely complex—each foot has 26 bones, 33 joints, more than 150 ligaments, and an intricate network of muscles, nerves and blood vessels. That’s why it takes specialized expertise to diagnose and treat the conditions that can affect it.
And that’s exactly what Spectrum Orthopaedics offers.
We have a team of orthopaedic surgeons, podiatrists and certified physical therapists with extensive experience in foot and ankle care. So you and your family have access to both surgical and non-surgical treatments to help relieve painful foot disorders—and can get you back on your feet as quickly and safely as possible.
The foot and ankle conditions we see
Our foot and ankle specialists care for the full range of foot and ankle issues, from the routine to the complex, including:
- Flat feet
- Plantar fasciitis
- Sports injuries
- Sprains and strains
- Tarsal tunnel syndrome
The foot and ankle services Spectrum provides
Our team provides comprehensive services to diagnose and treat foot and ankle disorders. These services include:
- Timely evaluation and accurate diagnosis to guide treatment decisions
- Convenient onsite diagnostic imaging including x-rays and MRI scans
- Custom foot orthotics such as insoles and braces
- Foot and ankle braces and taping to help prevent sports injuries
- Foot and ankle surgery, including minimally invasive (arthroscopic) and traditional open approaches
- Deformity reconstruction
- Advanced techniques for foot and ankle trauma, including casting
- Physical therapy to help you recover from foot and ankle injuries
It’s important to know that many foot and ankle issues can be resolved with conservative measures such as modifying footwear, physical therapy, or medication.
If these don’t provide relief, surgery may be recommended. Most foot and ankle surgery is performed on an outpatient basis, so you can have your procedure and go home the same day. Learn more about ambulatory surgery for orthopaedic procedures.
Collaboration with sports medicine specialists
If your foot or ankle injury is sports-related, or will affect your playing, your foot-and-ankle specialist will collaborate with Spectrum’s sports medicine physicians and physical therapists.
This integrated approach ensures that you receive the most appropriate treatment and return to play as quickly and safely as possible.