Orthopedic surgeons at Ascension sites of care specialize in treating injuries and lower leg, ankle and foot conditions.
About Lower leg, ankle, and foot care
Ascension has a national network of orthopedic care, including doctors who specialize in ankle and foot care, and ankle replacement surgery. With every step you take, your feet need to absorb the pressure of your weight. Sprained ankles, arthritis and bone fractures in the feet can also contribute to severe foot pain. We provide thorough evaluations to help find the cause of your pain. We deliver personalized treatment options for orthopedic conditions that affect your legs, ankles and feet. Our doctors and care teams listen to understand you and your pain. Then, we work with you to create a care plan that’s right for you.
Treatments for ankle and foot pain
Whether you have a new injury or long-lasting pain, our doctors and orthopedic care teams provide personalized care for many conditions and injuries, including arthritis, ankle sprains, Achilles tendonitis, big toe pain, bunions, and shin splints. Ankle and foot care is important at any age. Older adults are more prone to ankle injuries from falling. And younger athletes have sport-related injuries from overuse or impact to the ankle or foot. Whether you have a new injury or long-lasting pain, our doctors and orthopedic care teams provide personalized care for many conditions and injuries, including foot arthritis, ankle sprains, Achilles tendonitis, big toe pain, and bunion pain.
At many of our Ascension sites of care, we provide non-surgical therapies and ankle and foot surgery to help relieve pain and improve your health, including:
- Ankle replacement and reconstruction surgery
- Corrective surgery, club foot and limb lengthening
- Minimally invasive outpatient foot and bunion surgery
- Medication therapy
- Non-surgical injections
- Orthopedic ankle and foot brace and orthotics
- Rehabilitation and recovery
- Exercise physiology and sports performance
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911.
Orthopedic surgical care for trauma injuries
Our orthopedic surgeons perform trauma surgery for crush injuries and bone fractures to the foot and leg. Getting the right care at the right time is critical for your health.
Need a second opinion?
If you’re looking for a second opinion from an ankle and foot specialist, we can help match you with the right doctor. Ask if a virtual visit is an option for your second opinion appointment.
Orthopedic rehabilitation to improve your recovery
Our physical therapists at Ascension rehabilitation sites of care provide orthopedic rehabilitation. Our care team provides therapy to help you recover from your injury and regain strength in your feet and ankles. At our outpatient physical therapy clinics, we provide personalized care for orthopedic conditions to help you manage your pain.