Podiatry Surgery Glendale California
Podiatry is a specialty concerned with treating diseases, injuries, and malformations of the feet.
Many people experience complications with this part of the body and all its ligaments and bones. Our feet support the weight and force of our bodies every time we take a step. Our feet take a daily beating. The most common problems of the feet are associated with constant use, ill-fitting shoes, and improper alignment. Many patients opt for foot surgery as a means for treating ailments of the feet.
Some of the most common podiatry conditions are:
- Arthritis of the toe, heel, and ankle
- Diabetic Foot
- Foot Deformities
- Fungal Nails
- Heel Pain
- Morton’s Neuroma
- Plantar Fasciitis
The Best Podiatry Surgery Glendale California
A podiatrist is a medical doctor who focuses on taking care of the ankles, feet and lower legs. He or she makes use of surgical or non-surgical methods to treat the patients. He or she is usually trained in surgery involving bones of feet and ankles as well as a patient’s soft tissue and skin.
Our experts can work with athletes who have sports injuries, diabetic patients who have low circulation in lower extremities, geriatric patients who have leg and foot problems related to aging, and patients with skin diseases or nail problems. We also have ample expertise in helping people with chronic lower back pain or chronic pain in any other part of the body.
Podiatric Surgery is usually recommended for patients who are not responding well to other treatment option. When surgery is conducted, a podiatric surgeon will do a surgical treatment of the foot and all its associated structures. It’s a day case procedure in which a local anesthetic is usually used to ensure that the patient feels minimal pain or discomfort.
Post-surgery, most people will be asked to take several precautions like keeping the area dry, icing the foot, wearing protective devices and doing post-surgery treatment options. These will ensure that there is a shorter recovery period and a person can use the leg, foot or the affected area as soon as possible.