Foot and ankle problems are sometimes complicated and benefit from surgical intervention. NJ Spine and Wellness is specialized in these decisions.

The team at NJ Spine and Wellness in Matawan, East Brunswick, Freehold, and Old Bridge, New Jersey, includes highly skilled foot and ankle surgeons. They conduct comprehensive evaluations to determine if you need foot and ankle surgery to get better faster. To schedule an appointment, call the office closest to you or book online today.

Foot & Ankle Surgery Q & A

What is Foot and Ankle Surgery?

Foot and ankle surgery includes the various procedures used to treat foot and ankle problems. The foot and ankle include ligaments, muscles, bones, and nerves, which are susceptible to injury and damage.

When you suffer from foot and ankle pain, you know how it affects your quality of life.

The highly qualified foot and ankle surgeons at NJ Spine and Wellness can help you get the relief you need. They focus on treating the underlying condition or issue, so you get better faster.

Who Needs Foot and Ankle Surgery?

Home remedies could cause long lasting ankle and disability, further tearing and disruption. Not to heal correctly, chronic pain and as a result.

When you visit NJ Spine and Wellness for a foot and ankle surgery consultation, the experienced team conducts a thorough evaluation to determine the most effective treatment for your problem.

During your consultation, your foot and ankle surgeon reviews your symptoms, medical history, and examines your foot and ankle. Your provider may also request diagnostic imaging, such as an X-ray or MRI, to better understand the cause of your symptoms.

The experienced team performs surgery for patients who suffer from:

  • Achilles tendon injury
  • Arthritis
  • Fracture
  • Strains or sprains
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Bone spurs
  • Hammertoes
  • Bunions

However, your foot and ankle surgeon may only recommend surgical intervention if conservative treatments, such as orthotics or physical therapy, fail to alleviate symptoms.

Save time on heading to the ER or urgent care as we offer in-house x-rays, diagnose them there and treat them there, we can cast, splint or boot them on the spot. Get evaluated the same day as you come inot the practice.

In some cases, such as a complicated foot or ankle fracture, foot and ankle surgery is the primary treatment.

What are the Types of Foot and Ankle Surgery?

The team at NJ Spine and Wellness understands that you may have many questions about your surgery. They take the time to educate you on all aspects of treatment, so you know what to expect.

The foot and ankle surgeons at NJ Spine and Wellness perform various surgeries, some of the most common include:

  • Proximal humerus fracture surgery
  • Bunion surgery
  • Ankle fusion
  • Ankle joint replacement
  • Ankle fracture repair
  • Tendon transfer
  • Achilles tendon or ligament repair

Your foot and ankle surgeon provides the best care possible, so you get better faster. They recognize that each patient has unique needs, and they create individualized treatment plans using cutting-edge tools such as epat machine, shockwave, and compression sock orthotics and techniques.

Don’t let your foot and ankle problem dictate your life. Call NJ Spine and Wellness or schedule an appointment online today to discuss your foot and ankle surgery options.

How Do You Treat Shin Splints?

After evaluating your condition, your provider creates a customized treatment plan to alleviate your pain and help your shins heal.

They often begin with conservative therapies such as changing your shoes, orthotics, ice, compression, and physical therapy, including flexibility exercises.

It’s unlikely, but in severe cases or if another injury exacerbates your condition, your provider might recommend surgery.

If you have shin splints or any pain in your lower legs, ankles, or feet, call NJ Spine and Wellness or schedule an appointment online today for expert diagnosis and treatment.

NJ Spine and Wellness

Orthopedic, Pain Management & Sports Medicine Multi-Specialty Group located in East Brunswick, Freehold, Matawan & Old Bridge, NJ