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​​​​​Foot and ankle pain or injury interrupts even the most basic everyday activities. The experienced orthopedic and sports medicine team at Bay​lor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine can help you get back on your feet again. Every day, our advanced, minimally invasive treatment options help patients return to an active and pain-free lifestyle.

Our foot and ankle specialists offer:

  • Specialty training. Foot and ankle specialists on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White – Grapevine are fellowship trained in how the lower extremities work together. If back or knee problems are causing your foot or ankle pain, we treat the source of the problem.
  • The right treatment. Many foot and ankle problems can be treated conservatively. Others require surgery. We'll help find the right treatment for you.
  • Long-term care. We have the experience and training to understand your foot and ankle needs now—and help you stay on your feet if problems arise later.

The team of orthopedic foot and ankle specialists at Baylor Scott & White – Grapevine treat:

Foot Injuries

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sprains
  • Fractures
  • Heel spurs
  • Ligament tears, where the ligament that connects the bones in the foot tears
  • Peroneal injuries
  • Peroneal tendinitis, an irritation to the tendons that run past the back outside part of the ankle
  • Stress fractures
  • Turf toe, a sprain of the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint of the first toe

Ankle Injuries

  • Achilles tendon rupture, if overstretched (typically in sports), the tendon connecting your heel bone to the back of your calf can tear
  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Ankle instability
  • Ankle osteoarthritis
  • Ankle sprains
  • Fractures
  • Cartilage injury, caused by wear and tear, this type of injury can lead to osteoarthritis

Diseases or Syndromes

  • Arthritis of the foot and ankle
  • Bunions
  • Charcot-Marie Tooth disease
  • Claw toes
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Diabetic ulcers​
  • Flat feet
  • Hammer toes
  • Joint disease
  • Neurologic diseases, which include disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nerves throughout your body including your feet and ankles
  • Plantar fasciitis/heel spurs
  • Residual compartments syndromes
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Stroke

Treatment Options

Our individualized approach to care means you're getting the right treatment for your situation. Depending on your age, your injury and your lifestyle, our options include:

  • Conservative treatments (for most sprains, tendinitis and some deformities)
  • Orthopedic shoe modifications or custom-fit shoe inserts, called orthotics
  • Boots, casts, splints or braces to prevent the injured area from moving
  • Prescription medication or joint injections to reduce inflammation and pain
  • Physical therapy

Surgical Treatments

  • Ankle arthroscopy: a minimally invasive scope procedure to evaluate and treat a variety of conditions
  • Osteotomy: a bone realignment procedure to correct bunions and hammer toes
  • Tendon repair or reconstruction: a procedure to suture or lengthen tendons damaged in peroneal injuries and Achilles tendon ruptures
  • Ligament reconstruction: procedure to repair or reconstruct ligaments damaged by chronic ankle instability
  • Capsulorrhaphy: the suture of a torn joint capsule (damaged cartilage)
  • OATS, or osteoarticular transplants: transplanting of cartilage to improve deficits from injury or arthritis
  • Debridement: removal of damaged or infected tissue to treat heel spurs, Achilles tendinitis, arthritis and diabetic ulcers
  • Arthrodesis: an ankle fusion procedure used for arthritis patients that removes damaged cartilage and fuses two bones together
  • Ankle arthroplasty: total ankle joint replacement
  • Bone fracture repair
  • Joint realignment

Diabetes and Neurological Needs

  • Aggressive diabetes patient education on daily skin checks, skin care and ulcer care
  • Diabetes wound care and management through immobilization, ulcer debridement and diabetic limb salvage
  • Surgical repair of claw toes, high arches or hammer toes resulting from neurological problems, including stroke, cerebral palsy or Charcot-Marie Tooth disease

If your foot and ankle symptoms stem from diabetes or neurological disorders, we will consult with endocrinologists, neurologists or infectious disease specialists on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White – Grapevine to provide a comprehensive approach to treatment.​

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