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Foot and Ankle

Orthopedics

Foot and Ankle

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Foot and Ankle

OhioHealth is home to the most experienced foot and ankle team in central Ohio.

We treat a wide variety of conditions from flat feet to total ankle replacement. Our mission is to relieve your pain and return you to work, sporting activities and normal life as quickly as possible. 

Conditions We Treat

OhioHealth offers a full range of services for ankle and foot problems, including:

Ankle Conditions
  • Ankle sprains and instability
  • Arthritis of the ankle
  • Bone spurs
  • Cartilage problems such as osteochondral lesions (osteochondritis dissecans)
  • Charcot foot and ankle (loss of sensation)
  • Equinus (tight heel cord and calf muscles)
  • Ligament injuries of the ankle
  • Soft tissue masses (lumps) and lesions (growths)
  • Sports injuries
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome and other nerve disorders
  • Tendon ruptures
  • Tendonitis (including but not limited to achilles, peroneal, and posterior tibial)
  • Trauma (fractures and dislocations of the ankle)
  • Wounds and ulcers (diabetic and non-diabetic)
Foot and Toe Conditions
  • Arthritis of the foot and toes
  • Bone spurs
  • Bunions and tailor's bunions
  • Charcot foot and ankle (loss of sensation)
  • Club foot
  • Deformed toes and metatarsals
  • Diabetic foot problems
  • Flat feet
  • Gout
  • Heel pain (plantar fasciitis, calcaneal apophysitis/Sever's disease)
  • High arch feet
  • In-toeing and out-toeing
  • Ligament injuries to the foot and toes
  • Neuromas and other nerve disorders
  • Soft tissue masses (lumps) and lesions (growths)
  • Sports injuries
  • Tarsal coalitions
  • Tendon ruptures
  • Tendonitis
  • Trauma (fractures and dislocations of the foot and toes)
  • Wounds and ulcers (diabetic and non-diabetic)

Non-surgical Treatments We Offer

Many ankle and foot problems can be treated successfully without surgery. Non-surgical treatment options include:

  • Ankle and foot strapping
  • Biomechanical orthotics
  • Braces
  • Diabetic shoes
  • Extracorporeal shockwave therapy
  • Physical therapy (including aquatic therapy)
  • Platelet rich plasma (PRP)
  • Topaz
  • Ultrasound-guided injections
  • Wound grafts

Surgical Treatments We Offer

Ankle Surgeries

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

 

Foot and Toe Surgeries

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