Foot surgeries

Foot and ankle surgery can be required after injury or because of damage or inflammation caused by disease, and other joint defects. Experienced orthopaedic traumatologists perform foot and ankle surgery at Northway centres. Modern equipment and professionalism of specialists ensure the highest quality of services.

Feet are made up of 26 bones and more than 33 joints, so there are many areas that can cause problems due to age or injury. When non-operative methods have failed to reduce pain, deformity or disease then speak with one of our Orthopedic Doctors to discuss the option of foot surgery. There are many types of foot surgery depending on the cause of your symptoms. Achilles Tendon repair A ruptured or torn Achilles Tendon is a common injury from sports and exercise. It can often be diagnosed with examination alone, but an MRI or ultrasound scan may be required to assess the severity of the injury. Casts, boots, splints, or braces can sometimes be enough to let the injury heal but some people, especially those who are young and active or competitive athletes, may benefit from surgery. There are several different techniques, but they all involve bringing the torn ends of the tendon together and a period of immobility (with a cast or brace) to allow the torn ends to heal together, followed by physiotherapy to strengthen and stretch the leg. Complete recovery can take 4-6 months. Reconstructive surgery This surgery is carried out to correct the anatomy of the foot and restore the function lost. This treatment would be suitable for someone that is flat footed or has suffered trauma to the foot or ankle and it is having a negative impact on how they go about their day. Foot fracture surgery Serious fractures that cannot be treated with a cast or splint might require surgery. These fractures are often unstable or involve joints. Surgery usually involves making a cut to the skin over the fractured bones to allow the broken ends to be realigned. Often metal pins, plates, rods, or screws will be used to hold the bones together while they heal. The surgery will most likely be done under general anaesthetic and you might have to stay in hospital for a few days after. Recovery can take 3-12 months and usually involves a period of rest followed by physiotherapy. Toe deformity correction surgery Deformities of the toe can cause pain, swelling, and difficulty walking. There are lots of different types of toe deformity, including hammer, claw, mallet and cross-over toes. A common deformity of the great toe is a bunion, or painful bony lumps which put pressure on the toe joint. Bunions can cause pain, stiffness, swelling, and difficulty walking and can eventually lead to arthritis. Some people are born with toe deformities, and some develop during adult life. Sometimes correct advice on footwear is enough to treat problems caused by toe deformities. Surgical treatment involves correction of the deformity and addressing underlying mechanical causes. Depending on the type of surgery, it may be performed under local or general anaesthetic and may require the use of pins, wires, or other hardware. Recovery usually involves a period of rest followed by rehabilitation and corrective footwear.

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