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With the largest and most experienced foot and ankle team in central Ohio, OhioHealth treats a wide variety of conditions from bunions and complex reconstructive surgery to total ankle replacement. Our nationally recognized and fellowship-trained surgeons are pioneering research advancements to provide you leading-edge treatments.

OhioHealth orthopedic and podiatric surgeons use medical and surgical treatments to relieve your pain and return you to work, sporting activities and normal life as quickly as possible.

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OhioHealth offers a full line of inpatient and outpatient services for ankle and foot problems, including:

Ankle Conditions

  • Trauma (All fractures and dislocations of the ankle)
  • Ankle sprains and instability
  • Arthritis of the ankle
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome and other nerve disorders
  • Tendonitis (Including but not limited to Achilles, Peroneal, and Posterior Tibial)
  • Tendon Ruptures
  • Cartilage defects such as osteochondral lesions (osteochondritis dissecans)
  • Sports injuries
  • Bone spurs
  • Equinus (tight heel cord and calf muscles)
  • Ligament injuries of the ankle
  • Charcot neuroarthropathy
  • Wounds and Ulcers (diabetic and non-diabetic)
  • Soft tissue masses and skin lesions

Foot and Toe Conditions

  • Trauma (All fractures and dislocations of the foot and toes)
  • Arthritis of the foot and toes
  • Bunions and Tailor's bunions
  • Deformed toes and metatarsals
  • Heel pain/ Plantar fasciitis
  • Sports injuries
  • Bone spurs
  • Gout
  • Club foot
  • Calcaneal apophysitis/ Sever's Disease
  • In-toeing and out-toeing
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Tarsal coalitions
  • Neuromas and other nerve disorders
  • Flat feet
  • High arch feet
  • Tendon Ruptures
  • Tendonitis
  • Ligament injuries to the foot and toes
  • Charcot neuroarthropathy of the foot
  • Wounds and Ulcers (diabetic and non-diabetic)
  • Soft tissue masses and skin lesions

Get a complete list of orthopedic conditions treated at OhioHealth

Get a complete list of our orthopedic diagnostic, medicinal, rehabilitative and surgical tests and procedures.

Many ankle and foot problems can be treated successfully without surgery. Our team of experts will work closely with you to provide the most technologically advanced non-surgical options that meet the needs of your individual condition. They may include:

  • Custom Biomechanical Orthotics
  • Custom braces
  • Ankle and foot strapping
  • Physical therapy both on land and in the pool
  • Ultrasound guided injections
  • Platelet rich plasma (PRP) that merges cutting-edge technology with body's natural ability to heal itself
  • Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for heel pain
  • Wound grafts in the office
  • Topaz (coblation for heel pain)
  • Diabetic Shoes
  • and/or many other options

Our surgeons look at you as an individual, talk with you about your life and then provide surgical options. We help you understand when surgery is truly necessary and present you with options so you can make the most informed decision possible. We pride ourselves in providing an extremely thorough education to all patients.

Ankle Surgeries

  • Fracture and dislocation repair of the ankle
  • Joint replacement of the ankle
  • Fusion procedures of the ankle
  • Soft tissue mass removal
  • Complex ligament repair of the ankle
  • Cartilage repair (subchondral drilling and fresh Talar allograft)
  • Bone spur removal of the ankle
  • Ankle stabilization for chronically weak ankles
  • Nerve release of the lower leg and ankle
  • Wound grafts and skin flaps
  • Achilles and other tendon repairs
  • Tendon lengthening
  • Charcot ankle reconstruction
  • Tarsal Tunnel release
  • Ankle arthroscopy

Foot and Toe Surgeries

  • Fracture and Dislocation repair of the foot and toes
  • Joint Replacement of the toes
  • Fusion procedures of the foot and toes
  • Flat foot reconstruction in adults and children
  • Cavus foot (High arch) correction
  • Neuroma excision and other nerve releases
  • Bunion and Tailor's bunion surgery
  • Plantar fasciitis and heel pain surgery
  • Clubfoot surgery
  • Reconstruction of in-toeing and out-toeing
  • Tarsal coalition resection
  • Hammertoe and other toe deformity repairs
  • Soft tissue mass removal
  • Complex ligament repair of the foot and toes
  • Bone spur removal of the foot and toes
  • Charcot foot reconstruction
  • Foot arthroscopy
  • Wound grafts and skin flaps

Care Locations

We offer our full range of orthopedic procedures and treatments at any of our six main locations around the Greater Columbus area.

 Riverside Methodist Hospital
Grant Medical Center
Doctors Hospital
Grady Memorial Hospital
  Dublin Methodist Hospital
Westerville Medical Campus
OhioHealth Rehabilitation

Ankle & Foot Information