• Total

    Knee Replacement

  • Rotator

    Cuff Repair

  • Total

    Hip Replacement

  • Partial

    Knee Replacement

  • Total

    Ankle Replacement

Foot & Ankle

Foot & Ankle Anatomy

The foot and ankle in the human body work together to provide balance, stability, movement, and propulsion.

For more information about Foot & Ankle Anatomy, click on below tabs.

Arthritis of the Foot & Ankle

Arthritis is inflammation resulting from the degeneration of cartilage in the joint causing pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints resulting in restricted movements.

For more information about Arthritis of the Foot & Ankle, click on below tab.

Achilles Tendon Rupture

Achilles tendon is a strong fibrous cord present behind the ankle that connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. It is used when you walk, run and jump. The Achilles tendon ruptures most often in athletes participating in sports that involve running, pivoting and jumping.

For more information about Achilles Tendon Rupture, click on below tab.

Broken Ankle

The ankle joint is composed of three bones: the tibia, fibula, and talus which are articulated together. The ends of the fibula and tibia (lower leg bones) form the inner and outer malleolus.

For more information about Broken Ankle, click on below tab.

Bunions

A bunion is a bony protuberance that appears on the external surface of the big toe when it angles toward the adjacent toe. It is an extra bone and a fluid-filled sac that grows at the base of the big toe.

For more information about Bunions, click on below tab.

Ankle Sprain

A sprain is the stretching or tearing of ligaments, which connect adjacent bones and provide stability to a joint. An ankle sprain is a common injury that occurs when you suddenly fall or twist the joint or when you land your foot in an awkward position after a jump.

For more information about Ankle Sprain, click on below tabs.

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis refers to inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue that lies at the bottom of the foot. It runs from the heel bone to the toe and forms the arch of your foot.

For more information about Plantar Fasciitis, click on below tabs.

Bunion Surgery

A bunion, also called a hallux valgus, is an enlargement of bone or soft tissues around the joint at the base of the big toe that results in the formation of a bump. The bone that joins the big toe with the first metatarsal bone thickens.

For more information about Bunion Surgery, click on below tabs.

Ankle Arthroscopy

Ankle arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure in which an arthroscope, a small, soft, flexible tube with a light and video camera at the end, is inserted into the ankle joint to evaluate and treat a variety of conditions.

For more information about Ankle Arthroscopy, click on below tabs.

Ankle Joint Replacement

The ankle joint connects the leg with the foot and provides free movement to the foot. It is formed by connecting the bones of the lower leg, tibia and fibula, with the talus, or ankle bone.

For more information about Ankle Joint Replacement, click on below tabs.

Click on the topics below to find out information about Foot & Ankle from the orthopedic connection website of FootCareMD

Ailments of the Ankle

Ailments of the Midfoot

Ailments of the Heel

Ailments of the Big Toe

The Diabetic Foot