Foot surgery is serious, as with surgery on any part of your body. But when it’s required, you can feel fully confident that at Desert Foot Surgeons, you’re in the hands of a highly skilled and qualified specialist. If you’re feeling foot pain, our Phoenix foot surgeon will examine and evaluate the situation. In some cases, the problem can be corrected with solutions such as orthotics or more comfortable and supportive footwear. Surgery is the last resort, when other methods are ineffective or insufficient to give you the relief you need. Your feet are the key to your independence, when you think about it. If walking, or even standing, is painful, it puts a stop to almost anything you want to do. Bunions and hammertoes are common reasons for needing a foot procedure done, although cosmetic surgery can also be done, for when you are self-conscious about how your feet or toes look.
Bunions are bony protrusions found at the base of your big toe, at the point where the joint attached to the rest of the foot. Some don’t cause any pain, while others can be quite severe. Arch supports, bunions pads, and a change in shoes are typically suggested in mild to moderate cases of bunions, but our Phoenix foot surgeon will recommend that when they have resulted in hindering your lifestyle, having surgery done can often be the best approach. Hammertoes occur when the middle joint of a toe gets stuck in the bent position, and may often occur in conjunction with bunions.
Our Phoenix foot surgeon also provides services to correct deformities of your ankle or heels with reconstruction rear foot surgery. And should you suffer with a fracture of your ankle or foot, it may need to be set, and that will also require a surgical option. Don’t trust the well-being of your feet to just anyone. Not when you can have the assurance that comes with being treated by a podiatrist with extensive experience. Foot pain is not something that you have to accept as a fact of life. Call us to arrange a consultation and examination. Relief starts there.