If you struggle with a foot or ankle injury, arthritis of the foot and ankle, or ongoing pain, the skilled specialists at Nevada Orthopedic and Spine Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, can help. They offer comprehensive podiatry services to maximize the health of your feet and ankles. Call the office to schedule a podiatry evaluation, or use the online booking feature today.
What is Podiatry?
Podiatry care at Nevada Orthopedic and Spine Center includes evaluations, diagnoses, and treatments of common foot and ankle problems. The practice also offers preventive services to keep your feet and ankles healthy, reducing the risk of troublesome complications.
Your foot and ankle contain more than 100 muscles, ligaments, and tendons, as well as 33 joints and 26 bones, making its structure very complex.
Your feet and ankles offer mobility, balance, and support and sustain significant pressure. They also provide flexibility and resilience. Your ankles are the foundation of your feet, providing vital shock absorption.
Nevada Orthopedic and Spine Center specialists use the most cutting-edge technologies and techniques to provide top-quality care in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. The podiatrists are all board-certified and fellowship-trained to diagnose and treat all types of foot and ankle concerns.
Who benefits from podiatry care?
The team of experts at Nevada Orthopedic and Spine Center treats the following conditions:
- Ankle sprains and strains
- Ligament damage
- Achilles tendon damage
- Tendon ruptures
- Plantar fasciitis
- Flat feet
- Pes cavus
- Ingrown toenails
- Warts, corns, and calluses
- Nerve damage
- Diabetic foot problems
- Arthritic joints
Symptoms of foot and ankle problems include significant or ongoing pain, swelling, stiffness, decreased range of motion, bruising, numbness, and tingling. You might also notice obvious structural abnormalities, redness, pus, foot discoloration, or warmth.
Which podiatry problem might I have?
To find out if you have a foot and ankle problem, your Nevada Orthopedic and Spine Center provider asks about your medical history and symptoms. They check your vital signs, examine your feet and ankles, and may recommend you complete blood tests, X-rays, ultrasounds, or other imaging procedures to diagnose your specific condition and properly treat it.
What are my podiatry treatment options?
Some of the podiatry treatments available at Nevada Orthopedic and Spine Center include:
- Physical therapy
- Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
- Corticosteroid injections
- Other joint injections
- Fracture care
- Wound care
- Foot or ankle repair
- Partial ankle replacement
- Total ankle replacement
- Other surgical procedures
The best podiatry treatment for you depends on your lifestyle, medical history, treatment preferences, and the type and severity of your condition. Your Nevada Orthopedic and Spine Center provider recommends conservative treatment options whenever possible.
To take advantage of the superior podiatry services at Nevada Orthopedic and Spine Center, call the office or use the online booking feature today.