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Conditions Related to Foot Surgery

With so many different parts, it is common to experience problems with the feet. Related conditions to foot surgery are usually more serious than mild swelling or pain after walking. Usually, foot surgery is recommended when patients experience pain when wearing comfortable shoes, extreme swelling or these other related condition:

  • Arthritis and osteoarthritis
  • Hammer toes – inward-curling toes
  • Broken bone
  • Bunions – painful bone or cartilage growth on the big toe or little toe joint
  • Flat feet – normal in infants, but can cause problems in adults or older children. Also called fallen arches
  • Morton’s neuroma  - tissue thickening between toes
  • Stress fracture
  • Clubfoot – a birth defect caused by tight tendons and ligaments that do not allow the foot to extend correctly
  • Swelling caused by blood clot, age, leg infection, injury,

Not all patients with these related conditions to foot surgery must undergo a procedure. Oftentimes these conditions can be solved with more supportive shoes or other non-surgical treatment options. Diagnosis and consultation with a doctor at Florida Hospital can determine if you are a candidate for surgery. Request an appointment online today.