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Foot & Ankle Program

The MUSC Health Foot and Ankle Program specializes in treating a variety of injuries, including foot and ankle trauma, vehicular and sports injuries, as well as chronic conditions, such as arthritis and tendonitis. Patients include those who have been recently injured, as well as those who might have been injured in the past and now have chronic problems.

Experienced orthopaedic surgeons in the Foot and Ankle Program at MUSC Health use a wide variety of non-surgical and surgical methods and techniques to treat foot and ankle injuries and conditions. 

Minimally invasive surgery, such as ankle arthroscopy, may allow for earlier return to function after sports injuries. 

For arthritis patients, ankle replacement surgery may be appropriate, which can preserve range of motion. Other patients may require reconstructive techniques such as bone fusion or tendon transfer to correct foot deformities.

Regardless of the condition, we practice proven techniques for bone and soft tissue healing, and cartilage preservation.

Our Care Team

Conditions We Treat

  • Sports injuries
  • Achilles tendonitis and ruptures
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Infections
  • Gout
  • Chronic pain of the feet and ankles
  • Arthritis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Foot and ankle deformities
  • Bunions and hammertoes
  • Heel pain
  • Arch problems
  • Congenital deformities
  • Nerve conditions
  • Ligament sprains and tears
  • Diabetic ulcers and Charcot deformities
  • Correction and salvage of previously failed surgeries

Procedures & Treatments

  • Ankle fusion
  • Ankle replacement surgery
  • Arthroscopic ankle surgery
  • Cheilectomy
  • Joint immobilization
  • Orthotics
  • Splinting
  • Spur removal