Foot & Ankle

‚ÄčCombined, the human foot and ankle contains more than 26 bones and 40 joints, and the average person takes 10,000 steps per day. The ankle is a highly intricate structure that works in unison with the foot to help support our body weight, allow us to stand, walk or run, and move and flex in a variety of ways. To read more about foot & ankle conditions, click here.

At OrthoNorcal Orthopedic Specialists, our expert ankle surgeons have extensive training in performing specialized techniques for treating foot & ankle conditions. Common ankle procedures our orthopedic surgeon often performs include achilles tendon surgery, tendon transfer of the foot and ankle, tendon repair, implant surgery, lateral and medial ligament reconstruction and ankle joint replacement. From operative to nonoperative ankle care, the OrthoNorcal Orthopedic Specialists ankle doctor provides a unique treatment plan focused on restoring your function.

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Foot & Ankle Educational Articles

Accessory Navicular Problems

Accessory Navicular Problems

Introduction Not everyone has the same number of bones in his feet. It is not uncommon for both the hands and the feet to contain extra small accessory bones, or ossicles, that sometimes cause problems. Anatomy The accessory navicular is a congenital...

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Ankle Sprain and Instability

Ankle Sprain and Instability

Introduction An ankle sprain is a common injury and usually results when the ankle is twisted, or turned in (inverted). The term sprain signifies an injury to the soft tissues, usually the ligaments, of the ankle. Anatomy Ligaments are tough bands of...

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