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Medical and Surgical Treatment of the Foot and Ankle: Everything You Need to Know

 

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At WeTreatFeet Podiatry, we understand that your feet are the foundation of your body. That’s why we are committed to providing top-quality medical and surgical treatment for all foot and ankle conditions. Whether you are experiencing heel pain, bunion, neuroma, hammertoe, ingrown toenails, or any other foot and ankle condition, we are here to help. In this blog post, we’ll provide a comprehensive analysis of the key factors that impact the medical and surgical treatment of the foot and ankle.

Introduction

The foot and ankle are complex structures that play a vital role in our daily lives. They support our weight, provide balance and stability, and allow us to move around freely. Unfortunately, foot and ankle conditions are common and can cause significant pain and discomfort. In some cases, they can even affect your ability to walk or engage in physical activity.

Understanding Foot and Ankle Conditions

Before we dive into the medical and surgical treatment of foot and ankle conditions, it’s important to understand what causes these conditions. Some common causes of foot and ankle conditions include:

  • Genetics
  • Injury or trauma
  • Overuse
  • Aging
  • Poor footwear choices
  • Medical conditions such as diabetes or arthritis

Medical Treatment of Foot and Ankle Conditions

Medical treatment is often the first line of defense against foot and ankle conditions. At WeTreatFeet Podiatry, we offer a range of non-surgical treatments to help alleviate pain and discomfort. These treatments include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Orthotics
  • Medications
  • Injection therapy
  • Laser therapy

Our experienced podiatrists will work with you to develop a treatment plan that is tailored to your specific needs and goals.

Surgical Treatment of Foot and Ankle Conditions

In some cases, surgical intervention may be necessary to correct foot and ankle conditions. At WeTreatFeet Podiatry, we use the latest techniques and technology to provide safe and effective surgical treatment for a range of conditions, including:

  • Bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Neuromas
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Heel pain
  • Flat feet

Our team of board-certified podiatric surgeons will work with you to determine the best course of action for your condition.

Benefits of Medical and Surgical Treatment of Foot and Ankle

There are many benefits to seeking medical and surgical treatment for foot and ankle conditions. These include:

  • Alleviating pain and discomfort
  • Improving mobility and range of motion
  • Preventing further damage or complications
  • Restoring the natural structure and function of the foot and ankle
  • Improving quality of life

Common Foot and Ankle Conditions Treated

At WeTreatFeet Podiatry, we have experience treating a wide range of foot and ankle conditions, including:

  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Bunions
  • Diabetic foot
  • Flat feet
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel pain

 

WeTreatFeet Podiatry   is a group of highly qualified podiatrists in Maryland and Pennsylvania.  We are a proud partner of the Baltimore Orioles and sponsor of the Gettysburg Marathon.  We have locations in Gettysburg PA, Owings Mills, MD, Towson MD, Westminster MD, Eldersburg ME, Frederick ME, Hagerstown MD, New Brunswick MD, Dundalk, MD, Odenton, MD, and Rosedale MD.  Call us today for an appointment 410-363-4343

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