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By Premier Podiatry - East Cobb
December 10, 2014
Category: Foot Care

Surgeries on the foot and ankle can make an abundance of differences in your everyday life. Think about how much work your feet do, as well as the wear and tear applied to the foot and the ankle. In fact, did you know that walking puts up to 1.5 times your body weight on your feet and that your feet log approximately 1,000 miles per year! It’s no surprise that up to 4.8 million visits are made to orthopedic offices throughout the country. Premier Podiatry has many techniques, including surgery, to fix your foot and ankle Foot and Ankle Surgeryproblems. To know whether or not surgery is for you, some questions to consider include:

  • Are your symptoms severe?
  • Is your everyday life affected?
  • How well do you respond to treatments such as drugs, orthotics and special footwear?

Foot and ankle surgery can resolve:

  • Bunions
  • Hammer toes
  • Metatarsal surgery
  • Ankle arthritis
  • Achilles tendon disorders
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Tibialis posterior dysfunction
  • Plantar fasciitis

What to Think About Before Surgery

If you are considering surgery to alleviate your foot and ankle pain, consider some of the following facts before surgery.

  • Choose a surgeon with extensive foot and ankle surgery experience. Our podiatrists are trained and experienced to give you the best care possible.
  • Make sure to ask questions and talk about your concerns to the doctor before surgery is considered
  • Most surgeries require sedation and also require recovery time. The amount of time depends on the surgery being performed.

Foot and ankle surgeries are beneficial in providing you with long-lasting pain relief, better function and mobility, a greater selection in footwear, and an improved appearance of feet and ankles. In order to know if foot or ankle surgery is right for you, visit our office or contact us today at 770-971-9820 or www.podiatryeastcobb.com/contact.html.

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Premier Podiatry
1200 Johnson Ferry RD
STE 150, Marietta GA 30068
(770) 971-9820