Foot and ankle pain - from acute injuries like fractures or sprains or from chronic conditions like bunions or flatfeet - can make even the simplest daily activities difficult. No matter the cause, foot and ankle pain can keep you from doing the things you love. While many people hesitate to seek help for their foot pain, appropriate treatment can help restore your mobility, improving your quality of life.
If you’re suffering from foot and ankle pain, schedule an appointment today with SSM Health Orthopedics. Our team of specialists is committed to your recovery and will do everything we can to get you back on your feet again.
Foot & Ankle Conditions We Treat
Foot and ankle pain can develop over time, resulting from an injury, overuse or physical abnormality. We treat the following types of diseases and injuries:
- Achilles tendon injuries
- Athletic injuries
- Fractures and sprains
- Heel pain and plantar fasciitis
- Joint replacement
- Nerve disorders
Orthopedic Services Available
When you visit us, our orthopedics team will perform a thorough evaluation to determine the cause of your foot or ankle pain. From there, we will explore your options for treatment. In many cases, care begins with modifying your activities, applying ice to the affected area and taking anti-inflammatory medications. Other treatment options may include:
- Physical and occupational therapy
- Joint and soft tissue injections
- Splinting and fracture/injury care
- Surgery, including reconstructive surgery and joint replacement surgery
Remember, you don’t have to live in pain. Most foot and ankle problems can be treated successfully without surgery. In cases where surgery is necessary, our specialized team of surgeons and nurses offer the some of the most advanced techniques to help ensure the best outcomes with the fastest recovery. In addition, they work closely with SSM Health physical and occupational therapists to support you as you heal.
If you’re experiencing foot and ankle pain, find an SSM Health Orthopedics specialist near you today. We’ll be with you every step of the way on your road to recovery.