If your doctor has recommended that you have foot surgery performed, it probably means that conservative treatments have failed. Although having foot surgery may sound distressing, it is being suggested to restore your foot and/or ankle to optimal functioning and also to relieve pain or discomfort.
There is an assortment of foot surgeries recognized by the American Podiatric Medical Association. These surgeries are directed at repairing or aligning parts of the foot and/or ankle, removing growths, restoring functionality, and reducing pain.
The different types of foot surgery include, but are not limited to:
Before you undergo foot surgery, our podiatrists will complete a collection of laboratory tests and a physical examination. This allows your surgical team to establish a preoperative baseline of your condition and enhance the outcome of the surgery. Your doctor will review your medical records and consider any preexisting conditions that may affect your surgery. You may also need to consult with other specialists prior to your surgery.
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