Carilion Clinic offers all the services and treatment you need for foot and ankle problems, ranging from common disorders to complex and surgical corrections. We have orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons, as well as podiatrist, on staff to provide the best possible course of treatment for your needs.
ORTHOPAEDIC FOOT AND ANKLE
A foot and ankle orthopeadic surgeonis a medical doctor who completes specialized training of the musculoskeletal system of the foot and ankle including bones, joints, ligaments, muscle tendons, nerves, and skin. Our board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedistevaluates and treats complex disorders specific to the foot and ankle but can also review other orthopaedic issues that may be contributing to foot and ankle pain.
Podiatrists are specialized providers who train solely in the care of feet and focus on less complex foot disorders such as ingrown toenails, calluses, fallen arches, heel spurs, and some common foot and ankle injuries. They can provide important treatment for foot problems related to diabetes and other systemic illnesses.
Treatments and services our foot and ankle and podiatry team offers include:
- Treatment related to diabetes, including diabetic foot reconstruction
- Fusions of foot and ankle
- Repair of fractures
- Ankle ligament reconstruction
- Deformity correction of foot and ankle
- Bunion surgery
- Hammertoe surgery
- Ankle and knee arthroscopy
- Ankle tendon repair
- Ankle replacement
- Heel spur surgery
- Tarsal tunnel syndrome decompression
- Fore foot reconstruction
- Neuroma surgery
- Ingrown toe nail surgery