The many bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments of the foot and ankle work together to allow us to walk and run. The orthopedic specialists at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia Orthopedics can handle any of the myriad of problems that affect the lower leg.
Why Choose Us
At NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia Orthopedics, our foot and ankle specialists provide multidisciplinary, customized care, using advanced technologies to diagnose and treat foot and ankle conditions. Our specialists are top-ranked in orthopedics and sports medicine.
Foot & Ankle Conditions We Treat
Orthopedics specialists at NewYork-Presbyterian evaluate and treat every type of foot and ankle condition, from the most common foot care issues to complex trauma and sports injuries requiring advanced surgery, including:
- Conditions resulting from arthritis
- Problems associated with flat feet, collapsing arches, or excessively high ones
- Sports-related injuries, including sprains and instability of the ankle and foot
- Achilles tendon injuries, both sudden and chronic
- Deformities such as bunions and hammertoes
- Ankle fractures and dislocations
- Fractures of the foot, including calcaneus, talus, and Lisfranc injuries
Foot & Ankle Treatments We Offer
At NewYork-Presbyterian, foot and ankle specialists start with nonsurgical therapies for pain relief and improved function. Working with a team of nurses, physician assistants, and physical and occupational therapists, they tailor treatment to your needs. Our orthopedic surgeons are experienced in minimally invasive approaches as well as complex operations.
Orthopedic treatments offered include:
- Medication and injections
- Exercise and stretching
- Physical therapy
- Orthotics and braces
- Surgery, from the simple to the most complex. Our specialists are experts in ankle replacement, realignment, and reconstruction.
Our doctors teach at the meetings where other doctors go to learn. The foot and ankle surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia Orthopedics have received advanced training and are dedicated to improving patient care through academic research that moves surgical treatments and technologies forward.