Olympia’s Foot & Ankle Specialists
Foot and ankle injuries and conditions can be especially problematic because pain typically becomes worse when standing or when walking. This can decrease the quality of life and be extremely frustrating. The Fellowship Trained and Board Certified Foot and Ankle Specialists at Olympia Orthopaedic Associates are dedicated to providing patients with treatment solutions.
The specialists at Olympia Orthopaedic Associates evaluate, diagnosis, and treat all injuries and conditions of the foot and ankle, including but not limited to the following:
- Achilles tendon injuries
- Bone spurs
- Heel pain
- Plantar fasciitis
- Stress fractures
Customized treatment plans are used to provide patients with the symptom relief they need to return to their normal lives. In most cases, a combination of treatment options is used to provide maximum results. The most common nonsurgical treatment options include the following:
- Immobilization (a cast, splint, walking boot, or walking shoe)
- Physical therapy
- Activity modification
Injections may be used to help resolve pain that does not get better after nonsurgical treatment.
Surgical intervention may be recommended to treat some injuries and conditions that have not responded to the treatments above. The Fellowship Trained and Board Certified Foot and Ankle Specialists at Olympia Orthopaedic Associates utilize the latest in both arthroscopic and traditional foot and ankle surgical procedures.
Should I Make An Appointment?
Patients who are experiencing the following are encouraged to arrange an appointment with one of the Foot and Ankle Specialists at Olympia Orthopaedic Associates as soon as possible:
- Pain that becomes worse when standing
- Pain that has lingered on for more than two weeks
- Swelling that increases in severity
- Bruising and swelling of the ankle or heel
- Difficulty bearing weight on the ankle or foot
- Stiffness and/or weakness that makes walking difficult
Patients who are ready to receive specialized care that results in symptom relief can request an appointment online or call our office.
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