Foot & Ankle

We'll Help You Get on Your Feet and on Your Way

Doctor and foot

It's easy to take foot and ankle health for granted. But when pain affects the simple and almost unavoidable act of walking, it's difficult to ignore. Fortunately, the orthopedic professionals at Deaconess Hospital understand the intricate details of the foot, a complex tool that includes 26 bones and a multitude of joints, muscles, tendons and blood vessels. Armed with years of experience and knowledge of the latest medical advances, our team is dedicated to correcting foot and ankle problems to help patients walk without pain.

Our Specialties

The orthopedic experts at Deaconess Hospital treat a wide variety of issues from congenital disorders to acquired disorders and injuries, including:

  • Ankle sprain
  • Chronic pain after injury
  • Degenerative osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Neuritis & nerve injuries
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Deformities of the foot and ankle
  • Achilles tendon injury
  • Diabetes-related foot problems
  • Morton's neuroma
  • Bunions and curved toes
  • Shin splints
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Painful heel syndrome
  • Acquired flat foot disorder 


Treatment Options

Fortunately, many foot and ankle problems can be corrected with conservative treatment. If surgery is necessary, trust our orthopedic surgeons, experts in the areas of:
  • Complex fracture care
  • Custom casting and splinting
  • Reconstructive surgery related to trauma or deformity
  • Nerve decompression
  • Total ankle replacement
  • Morton's neuroma and bunion resection
  • Microvascular flaps for diabetic foot