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All The Different Types of Foot Surgery

foot surgeryFoot surgery is usually recommended by your podiatrist to relieve pain, correct a foot deformity, or restore function in your foot and/or ankle.

Many times, it is a last resort and final option for treatment of a foot problem, condition or injury.

Most foot surgery is elective, and can take place at the podiatrist’s office, in a hospital or at an ambulatory surgery center.

Your doctor will help you decide the best option for you based on factors such as the type of procedure being preformed, your age, medical history and insurance coverage.

Foot surgery usually requires commitment by the patient. There are several blood and urine tests, x-rays and other diagnostic testing that must take place before the surgery.

Once the surgery is preformed, the patient is then required to follow the doctor’s strict healing instructions so the foot or feet can heal normally, or without complications.

This section is dedicated to helping you understand more about specific foot surgeries you may or may not be having.

The articles listed below will teach you more about the process of the procedure, risks and complications involved, benefits of the surgery and more. All you have to do to get started is click on a title below:

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