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foot surgeon

Podiatric surgery is defined as ?the surgical treatment of conditions affecting the foot, ankle and related lower extremity structures by accredited and qualified specialist podiatrists?.

Podiatric surgeons are concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle.

Podiatric surgeons are qualified to care for bone, joint, ligament, muscle and tendon pathology of the foot and ankle, such as:

Foot and ankle surgeons are trained to treat all disorders of the foot and ankle, both surgical and non-surgical. Additionally, foot surgeons are also trained to understand the complex connections between disorders and deformities of the foot, ankle, knee, hip, and the spine

Patients may also be referred to a foot and ankle surgeon for proper diagnosis and treatment of heel pain , nerve disorders and tumors of the foot and ankle plus surgical care of nail problems and phalangeal deformalities (such as bunions and buniettes.)

Surgery is considered to be a last option when more conservative approaches fail to alleviate symptoms. Techniques such as bunionectomies may be used to surgically remove bunions and other foot and ankle deformalities, and surgical reconstruction to treat other deformalities.

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