The foot contains 26 bones surrounded by joints and muscles that all need to work in sync to give you proper mobility and stability. With so many parts, it’s not surprising that as many as 80 percent of Americans will suffer from some form of foot or ankle pain during their lives. If you’re suffering, the orthopedic specialists at Saint Vincent Hospital’s Center for Musculoskeletal Services can help.
Foot and ankle pain can be caused be a wide range of conditions, including:
Normal wear and tear
Our specialists are trained to diagnose the cause of your pain and create an individualized treatment plan to address the root cause — not simply mask the pain.
In some cases, surgery may be appropriate. But we’ll exhaust every appropriate treatment option before turning to surgery. However, if a surgical procedure becomes the recommended choice, our team of ankle and foot specialists is well versed in:
Complex fracture care
Custom casting and splinting
Manufacturing and fitting of custom braces and orthotics
Plantar Fasciitis and other common foot problems
Reconstructive surgery related to arthritis or deformity
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