Foot & Ankle Pain
As part of the award-winning UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine team, our skilled foot and ankle specialists provide industry-leading expertise for weekend warriors, professional and college athletes and everyone in between.
From physical therapy and bracing to the latest treatments and most complex procedures, our expert team offers comprehensive, world-class care for foot and ankle pain. As part of UK HealthCare, we work cohesively with healthcare experts across disciplines to ensure that you receive collaborative, comprehensive care all the way through diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
Our world-class facilities in Central Kentucky are the same ones we use to treat the feet and ankles of University of Kentucky athletes.
Whether your foot and ankle pain is temporary, ongoing or you’ve suffered an acute traumatic injury or have a diabetes-related foot issue, your treatment is tailored to your condition. You’ll receive expert care from a podiatrist who specializes in issues affecting the foot and ankle.
At UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, our foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons treat these conditions:
- Achilles tendon pain
- Arch pain
- Charcot foot
- General foot and ankle pain
- Heel spur
- Ingrown nails
- Pediatric flatfoot surgery in patients older than 12
- Plantar fasciitis
- Sports injuries in patients older than 12
- Stress fracture
- Tarsal coalition
- Tarsal tunnel
- Tendon injury
- Wound care/diabetic limb salvage (at UK Wound Care Clinic)
Depending on your age, lifestyle and the severity of symptoms, your treatment options will vary. Some foot pain and ankle pain can be treated without surgery – through bracing, physical therapy or other approaches. Other conditions may require minimally invasive surgery or major reconstruction. Our team will offer a treatment plan personalized for you.
Why choose UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine?
Foot and ankle pain can greatly limit the ability of people to work, exercise, stay healthy and enjoy life. Our podiatry team consists of industry-leading, board-certified experts in the field of foot and ankle medicine and surgery. They have extensive experience treating patients with foot and ankle problems, restoring mobility by treating pain and reducing structural deformities.
Our physicians provide care to elite athletes at the University of Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University, Western Kentucky University, Georgetown College and many more public schools in the area. Our specialists and fellowship-trained surgeons develop and implement state-of-the-art techniques to diagnose and treat bone and joint disorders. They work to restore mobility by treating pain and reducing structural deformities.