At North Texas Orthopedics & Spine Center, our fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeons, Dr. Pat Peters and Dr. Ryan Mulligan, are recognized experts in the diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle injuries and conditions. Having undergone extensive training specifically in the foot and ankle, our doctors are dedicated to providing ankle and foot care that is exclusively focused on the patient and their individual needs.
/ Signs You Need a Foot Doctor's Strength of Experience
If you are suffering from any of the following symptoms, you may have an ankle or foot condition or injury:
- Ankle or foot pain when not bearing weight
- Change in sensation or color of your skin or toenail
- Difficulty walking
- Foot or ankle pain in addition to pain in your lower leg
- Numbness in the foot
- Stiffness or weakness
- Swelling in the foot or ankle
- Toenail is growing into your skin and causing pain
Foot, ankle, and heel pain as well as any of the above symptoms can have a significant impact on your daily life. If you are experiencing any of those symptoms for more than a few days or if your foot, ankle, or heel pain worsens, you should schedule an appointment with an ankle surgeon or foot doctor. The surgeon or doctor may diagnose you with one of the following injuries or conditions:
- Achilles tendon injury
- Foot deformity
- Ingrown toenail
- Plantar fasciitis
- Tendon injury
No matter what your ailment is, our ankle and foot doctors at North Texas Orthopedics & Spine Center have the strength of experience to get you back to the activities you love.
/ Our Foot & Ankle Center Can Help You
Built upon the knowledge and experience of our ankle and foot doctors, our Foot & Ankle Center provides our patients with exceptional ankle and foot care as well as comprehensive education.
When you visit our Foot & Ankle Center, you can rest assured that you are receiving the highest level of specialized ankle and foot care. Our doctors are committed to continuing their education as well as using the latest evidence-based treatments and surgical techniques to provide our patients with advanced orthopedic care.
To provide an accurate diagnosis of your ankle or foot issue, our doctors will perform an evaluation as well as order tests, such as X-rays. Once the cause of your ankle or foot problem has been determined, our foot doctors will work together to develop an individualized treatment plan that utilizes nonsurgical treatment options first instead of recommending surgery. These treatments may include diabetic foot care, physical therapy, custom orthotics, or anti-inflammatory medication. If the conservative treatment options are ineffective at providing relief for your condition or injury, our orthopedic surgeons will develop a surgical plan that is right for you.
If surgery is recommended for your ankle or foot problem, our foot and ankle surgeons are some of the most highly skilled surgeons and offer a broad range of foot and ankle surgeries. This includes the following surgeries and procedures:
- Bunion correction surgery
- Flatfoot correction
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Reconstructive surgery
- Surgical fracture care
- Tendon transfer
The Difference Between Podiatrists & Orthopedic Specialists
Learn about conditions and ailments of the ankle, big toe, heel, midfoot, and toes as well as the different treatments available.
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