What Our Podiatrist Wants You To Know About Foot Surgery

July 26, 2018

The foot is one of the most injured part of the body. That is why many people end up needing surgery on their foot. Podiatrists can perform Achilles tendon surgery, plantar fasciitis and ankle fusion as well as numerous other foot procedures.

Conservative Treatments Vs. Foot Surgery

A Concord podiatrist will evaluate you and determine the best treatment option. The most conservative treatment is the one that is recommended first. However, not everyone responds to conservative treatments. Surgery will be recommended if conservative treatments fail. Surgery has a high success rate, but it does not come without risks.

Specialist in Ankle and Foot Surgery

Your foot surgeon will explain all of the details that you need to know about foot surgery. There is a lot more to surgery than just cutting. Your surgeon will make sure that you understand all of the details before anything is done.

Our Concord podiatrists are required to have four years of post-doctoral experience. They are also required to complete an approved residency. Additionally, they will need to complete an extensive certification process before they can legally practice.

What Type of Conditions can Surgery Correct?

There are a variety of foot conditions that can be corrected with surgery including the following.

  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Bunions
  • Heel spur
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Achilles tendon
  • Hammertoe
  • Morton’s Neuroma

If you are in need of a local Concord NC foot surgeon, contact us today. You will be able to schedule an appointment for a consultation.

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