In some situations, like complicated diabetic foot problems, people need major reconstructive foot surgery. Our foot and ankle surgeons team with expert vascular surgeons, podiatrists, and orthopedic trauma surgeons when needed to help restore maximum function.
Total ankle replacement, or ankle arthroplasty, relieves pain and maintains motion in the arthritic ankle joint. Some patients have had an ankle fusion (arthrodesis), but then the ankle can’t move normally. Total ankle replacement surgery replaces arthritic areas in the ankle joint with implants. Several FDA-approved ankle replacement implants are available. Our specialists are trained in all of them.