The optimal health of your feet and ankles is crucial in maintaining independence and enjoyment in your life. A problem with your foot or ankle can range in severity from a mild, nagging annoyance to a very serious condition requiring surgical intervention. If your feet are trying to get your attention, don't ignore them. The feet provide the basis of your musculoskeletal system and a disruption in the support provided by the foot and ankle can lead to devastating consequences if not treated promptly. We treat all conditions of the foot and ankle complex. Dr. Timothy Mason, Dr. Jason Hancock, and Dr. Travis Johnson from Foot and Ankle Specialists of Orlando want to help you with any issue you are having with your foot and ankle in Oviedo, FL.
What are some common conditions that warrant seeing a podiatrist?
The foot and ankle complex is referred to in that way for a reason: it is quite complex. There are multitudes of conditions that can arise in your feet and ankles that would require professional care. These may include:
- Plantar fasciitis
- Tendon and ligament tears
- Heel pain
- Fractures of the foot or ankle
- Ankle sprains
- Flat feet
- Ingrown toenails
- Plantar warts
- Trauma to the foot or ankle
- Diabetic causes of issues in the foot such as peripheral neuropathy
- Some congenital birth defects can lead to abnormal physical deformities of the foot.
- Morton's neuroma - this is a nerve disorder that generally develops between the third and fourth toes and can cause severe pain, tingling, and numbness
The list above details common problems seen with the foot and ankle in Oviedo, FL, but it is not an exhaustive list of all of the conditions that can be treated by our team of podiatrists.
What kind of treatments do you provide?
The podiatrists here will make recommendations on the best treatment strategies based on your unique case, the severity of it, and your goals. Conservative treatments that do not consist of surgical intervention will always be preferred but may be recommended by your podiatrist if your injury or damage to your feet and ankles is severe enough. In this case, it may be determined that surgery is the only option to fix the problem.
Podiatrists should not only be thought of as providers that you need to see when you are having a problem with your foot or ankle. It is a good idea to get regular checkups of the health of your feet to guarantee optimal functioning.
Contact us for more information
Schedule a consultation with Dr. Mason, Dr. Hancock, or Dr. Johnson from Foot and Ankle Specialists of Orlando for the treatment of your foot and ankle in Oviedo, FL by calling (407) 365-9511. Other than Oviedo, we have locations in Lake Mary, Orlando, and downtown Orlando.