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Did you know that you have 26 bones and 33 joints in your foot? Add three ankle bones and many tendons, ligaments, nerves, and muscles, and it’s easy to see how foot and ankle conditions can happen at any time.
From the common ankle sprain to corns, calluses, and blisters, your feet are prone to any number of problems. Dignity Health Central California orthopedic doctors expertly treat foot and ankle pain and offer foot pain relief with care, dignity, and respect.
Find a Doctor today who offers care with humankindness for a range of orthopedic services, including treatment for foot injuries, in Central California.
Foot and ankle conditions can result from traumatic injuries, such as a slip and fall, or from wear and tear that comes with age. Even wearing shoes that don’t fit right is a foot and ankle pain cause that can lead to corns, calluses, and bunions.
At Dignity Health Central California, our orthopedic team can help provide foot and ankle pain relief caused by:
For the healing of your mind, body, and spirit, your doctor will prepare a personalized treatment plan that’s right for you.
With the wide range of foot and ankle conditions, treatment will depend on your specific problem and medical history. Simply adjusting your shoes can help many common conditions. In addition to the right fit, proper footwear should help your specific problem. Pads, inserts, and orthotics provide comfort and proper alignment.
Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE) and anti-inflammatory medicine also offer foot and ankle pain relief. Corticosteroid shots or surgery are sometimes necessary if other treatments do not help your problem. Physical therapy can help your injury and prevent other foot and ankle conditions.
Dignity Health Central California can help you find relief from foot and ankle pain so you can start enjoying the activities you love without pain.
Dignity Health Central California orthopedic doctors understand the complexities of foot and ankle injuries in Bakersfield, Merced, San Andreas, and Stockton, CA.