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Get the care you need so you can get back on your feet

Prisma Health's orthopedic doctors offer advanced diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all types of foot and ankle injuries and disorders.

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Foot and ankle orthopedics

Prisma Health's orthopedic doctors have vast knowledge and clinical experience in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all types of foot and ankle injuries and disorders, including sprains, fractures, arthritis and deformity. We work with each patient to determine whether a surgical or non-surgical approach is the most appropriate treatment option. If surgery is necessary, we will discuss the procedure and answer any questions.

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Foot and ankle services

We offer many non-surgical treatment options such as:

  • Bracing
  • Orthotics
  • Casting
  • Strapping
  • Physical therapy

Surgical options range from minimally invasive arthroscopic treatment to advanced reconstruction options including ankle replacement and Taylor Spatial Frame.

A foot and ankle surgery procedure enables a patient to participate in the Olympics

For years, Chris Penso managed an injury to his ankle and Achilles tendon that limited his mobility. As an MLS referee, Chris needed to be at the top of his game – so he sought care from a past connection for his ankle.

Benjamin Jackson, MD, a former soccer referee, knew Chris and performed surgery to repair his ankle. Chris was then back in top form just in time to officiate at the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Conditions treated

Common foot and ankle conditions and treatments include:
  • Achilles problems
  • Ankle pain
  • Arthritis
  • Athletic injuries
  • Bunions
  • Claw toes
  • Diabetic foot ulcer
  • Foot pain
  • Fractures and sprains
  • Hammertoes
  • Instability
  • Painful flat feet

Foot and ankle pain causes and treatments

The human foot is a strong and complex mechanical structure containing 26 bones, 33 joints and more than one hundred muscles, tendons and ligaments. The ankle consists of three bones: the tibia, the fibula, and the talus. With so many moving parts, there are numerous conditions that may cause foot or ankle pain.

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