The Achilles tendon is a strong, fibrous cord in the lower leg. It connects the muscles of your calf to your heel. It’s the largest tendon in your body.
Ankle surgery may be an option when more-conservative treatments don't relieve ankle pain caused by severe arthritis.
Arthritis & Foot Pain
Arthritis is inflammation of one or more of your joints. It can cause pain and stiffness in any joint in the body and is common in the small joints of the foot and ankle.
Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal skin infection that usually begins between the toes. It commonly occurs in people whose feet have become very sweaty while confined within tight-fitting shoes.
Bunion surgery is a surgical procedure to correct deformities and relieve pain caused by bunions. It is performed on the joint between your big toe and the second toe, known as the great toe.
Corns and calluses are thick, hardened layers of skin that develop when the skin tries to protect itself against friction or pressure. They often form on feet and toes or hands and fingers.
Diabetes and Foot Problems
Diabetics are more prone to various foot problem due to the development of painful nerve damage called peripheral neuropathy.
Flatfeet is a common condition, also known as flatfoot, in which the arches on the inside of the feet flatten when pressure is put on them.
Hammertoe surgery involves removing this bony lump and reshaping the bones of your toes so that they are straight.
Heel pain is a common foot condition. It's usually felt as an intense pain when using the affected heel.
High Arch Feet
High arch feet may be genetic, or they may be caused by a number of underlying conditions which can permanently damage foot structure.
The most common neuroma in the foot is a Morton’s neuroma, which occurs between the third and fourth toes.
Heel pain, especially stabbing heel pain, is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present.