If you are suffering from an injury or disease that has compromised your ability to put weight on your foot and is limiting your mobility, undergoing corrective surgery may be a very viable and effective option. If you are considering foot surgery, here is what you need to know.
Foot Injuries and Conditions are Often Complex
The human foot contains numerous bones, muscles, and ligaments packed into a relatively small space. With this being the case, injuries and conditions that affect the foot often or often complicated and require treatment by a specialist who is experienced with orthopedic surgeries involving the foot and ankle.
At Southeast Orthopedic Specialists, our foot and ankle specialists are among the most well-trained, well-equipped and experienced physicians in the country. Through state of the art procedures, customized treatment plans and high-quality physical therapy, we are able to help patients quickly recover from foot injuries and conditions.
Physical Therapy is Crucial
Surgery may correct the issue, but physical therapy is what allows your body to heal after the procedure is complete. This is especially true for foot and ankle surgery since your mobility is dependent on your ability to put weight on your foot.
At Southeast Orthopedic Specialists, we recognize the important role that physical therapy plays in the healing process after a patient has undergone surgery. Our goal is always complete and total recovery, and both our surgeons and physical therapists will work with you to ensure that this goal is achieved.
What to do Next
If you would like to explore foot surgery as an option for correcting a problem in your foot or ankle that has been caused by trauma or a specific disease, we invite you to contact us today and schedule an appointment. After diagnosing your condition, our foot and ankle specialists will devise a treatment plan designed to have you pain-free and back on your feet in little time at all.Return to Blog