Conditions relating to the foot and ankle are best handled by experienced, board-certified orthopedic physicians and surgeons. With 29 bones in the foot and ankle combined, treatment and long-term outcomes may greatly impact a patient’s quality of life.
The majority of surgeons at Texas Orthopedic Hospital are members of Fondren Orthopedic Group L.L.P., a group globally recognized for leadership in orthopedic medicine. The foot and ankle specialists are fellowship-trained and highly skilled at diagnosing a wide range of injuries. They are also the developers of a proven, non-surgical treatment for Achilles tendon ruptures.
While some foot and ankle injuries or disorders may be treated with conservative therapies such as orthotics, rest, and physical therapy, surgery is sometimes required.
At Texas Orthopedic Hospital, patients can expect top-level surgical care for a spectrum of ailments, including:
- Arthritis – arthroscopic interventions, fusions, and ankle replacements
- Deformities – reconstruction of conditions such as flat foot or high arch
- Forefoot woes – surgical repair of bunions, hammertoes, and neuromas
- Sports injuries – arthroscopic surgery, ligamentous reconstruction, and internal fixation
- Trauma – surgical intervention for crush injuries, severe fractures or lacerations