Foot And Ankle Conditions

Some of the common foot and ankle problems people seek treatment for from Concord Orthopaedics include, but are not limited to:

  • Achilles Tendon (An Achilles Tendon is a fibrous tissue that connects the heel to the muscles of the lower leg, calf muscles.)
  • Athlete’s Foot (This is a fungal infection that develops in the moist areas between your toes and sometimes other parts of your foot.)
  • Bunions (Bunions are an enlargement of bone or tissue around the joint at the base of the big toe.)
  • Charcot joints (A progressive joint deconstruction.)
  • Diabetic Arthropathy (A disease or abnormality of a joint as a result of diabetes.)
  • Flat feet (A medical condition that causes the arch of the foot to collapse.)
  • Hammertoe (A deformity of the proximal interphalengeal joint of the second, third or fourth toe causing it to be permanently bent.)
  • Heel spur (A calcium deposit on the underside of the heel bone.)
  • High arches (An arch that is raised more than “normal”)
  • Ingrown toenails (An ingrown toenail occurs when the edge of the nail grows down and into the skin of the toe causing pain, redness and swelling around the nail.)
  • Osteoarthritis (A common joint disorder due to aging and wear and tear on a joint.)
  • Osteomyelitis (A bone infection caused by bacteria and other germs.)
  • Plantar faciitis (An inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot.)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (A chronic systemic inflammatory disorder that may affect tissues and organs.)
  • Sprains (A sprain is an injury in a joint caused by the ligament being stretched beyond its capacity.)
  • Stress fractures (A stress fracture is an overuse injury. It occurs when muscles become fatigued and are unable to absorb added shock.)

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