Foot and Ankle
Foot and ankle problems are most frequently caused by nerve damage, aging, arthritis, poor blood circulation, diabetes, and infection that can result in ulcers or sores and deformities. Feet can also be susceptible to sports injuries, fractures, sprains and other traumatic injuries.
At University Orthopaedic Clinic & Spine Center, our board-certified doctors have extensive experience in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of foot and ankle disorders. They use traditional treatment methods and state-of-the-art surgical procedures to help prevent or correct foot problems and reduce the risk of foot complications.
Some of the most common foot and ankle disorders we treat include:
- Ankle sprains
- Heel pain (plantar fasciitis)
- Achilles tendon problems
- Bunions and toe disorders
- Diabetic foot disease
Surgical techniques include:
- Ankle arthroscopy
- Fracture repair
- Achilles tendon repair
- Foot and ankle fusions
We also provide casts, braces, boots and splints.
If foot and ankle problems are affecting your ability to function and enjoy life, call University Orthopaedic Clinic & Spine Center today at (205) 345-0192 or request an appointment online.