Many foot problems like bunions, hammertoes, and bone spurs may respond to conservative approaches like orthotics and physical therapy. However, when conservative measures don’t work, Shermi Parikh, DPM, and her team at Family Foot and Ankle Center in Niles and Berwyn Center, Illinois, perform minimally invasive surgery to correct structural foot problems and relieve your pain. To learn more about minimally invasive foot surgery for persistent foot conditions, schedule an appointment online or by phone today.
The team at Family Foot and Ankle Center performs minimally invasive surgery to correct persistent foot problems. Minimally invasive surgery involves:
Your podiatrist uses specialized instruments that correct foot problems like hammertoes, bunions, and bone spurs without affecting the surrounding tissues. During the procedure, you’re only under local anesthesia.
In most cases, you can leave the office right after your procedure in a walking boot or cast and return to work within a few days.
Your podiatrist at Family Foot and Ankle Center usually tries a conservative approach to treat foot problems before suggesting surgery. Depending on your foot problem, this may include:
In many cases, foot problems resolve with conservative treatment. However, your doctor may recommend minimally invasive surgery if:
Minimally invasive foot surgery can relieve your pain and correct structural problems.
The team at Family Foot and Ankle Center is pleased to offer minimally invasive surgery, but they’d rather you not need surgery in the first place. Though not all foot problems are preventable, you can protect your feet by:
To learn more about minimally invasive foot surgery, call Family Foot and Ankle Center or schedule an appointment online today.