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Foot & Ankle

Learn all about the foot and ankle, which provides support and stability to the whole human body

About the Foot & Ankle

Providing support and stability to the whole body, most foot and ankle problems are caused by overuse and improper footwear, but can also be caused by arthritis and birth defects. The foot is a strong but delicate structure composed of 26 bones, 33 joints, 19 muscles, and 107 ligaments. Common foot problems include foot and ankle arthritis, diabetic foot problems, heel pain, bunions, and hammertoes.

At Arthritis & Sports, Dr. Sabina Malhotra treats a wide range of foot and ankle conditions. She approaches care for her patients in a conservative and preventative manner by initially using non-operative techniques, such as foot and ankle core strengthening, activity modification, and addressing any biomechanical concerns. In prolonged cases where non-operative techniques are unsuccessful, surgical options are then considered.

Conditions Treated by Arthritis & Sports

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries and Pain

  • Ankle Sprain

  • Bone Spurs

  • Bunions

  • Chronic Sprains and Instability

  • Congenital Malformations (Foot Birth Defects)

  • Corns and Calluses

  • Diabetic Foot Problems

  • Foot and Ankle Arthritis

  • Foot and Ankle Fracture

  • Gait Issues

  • Hammer Toe

  • Ingrown Toenails

  • Neuromas and Nerve Pain

  • Pediatric Foot Pain

  • Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain)

  • Sports-Related Injuries

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Tendonitis

  • Turf Toe

Non-Surgical Treatments Provided by Arthritis & Sports

Surgical Procedures Performed by Arthritis & Sports

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Custom Orthotics for Foot Health

Zap Away Injuries and Pain With MLS Laser Therapy

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Healing Aches and Pains (Without Surgery)

  • Bunion and Hammer Toe Repair

  • Diabetic Foot Surgery

  • Foot and Ankle Fusions

  • Foot Hardware Removal

  • Heel Surgery

  • Ligament Reconstruction

  • Reconstructive Surgery

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