Foot & Ankle is an intricate part of your lower limb , approximately 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 muscles and ligaments forms this joint making it a complex structure .The ankle joint is also subjected to forces which is nearly five times your body weight during normal walking and thirteen times your body weight while running. Any change in the normal anatomy of your foot and ankle may alter the biomechanics and can lead to severe pain. The foot and ankle is vulnerable to sprains, strains and injury due to accidents or sports.There are various conditions that affects this joint and makes ones life difficult.
At Parvathy Hospital, our team of multidisciplinary surgeons, podiatrists and physical therapists work together to create a complete treatment plan for patients with foot and ankle injuries.
Foot and ankle therapists understand the importance of pain reduction while staying focused on the improvement of motion, strength and/or proprioception.
The severity of a Foot and Ankle injury or ailment is only determined with diagnosis. The doctor, along with an examination, will advise additional tests such as X-rays, ultrasounds and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) depending on the condition. A computed tomography may also be ordered in cases where the doctor has spotted stress fractures, soft tissue injuries and ankle ligament sprains.
Treatments for Foot and Ankle sprains and fractures can also heal with nonsurgical treatments and this depends on the severity and the location of the fracture. At Parvathy Hospital, the doctor works with other therapists, surgeons and with you to determine if the condition warrants a surgical intervention and this is definitely resorted to only when all other treatment options are analyzed. When required, we offer traditional open surgery as well as minimally invasive reconstruction surgery.
Specializing in sports medicine, we help athletes to completely recover from impending injuries which threaten their very future at the sport.
Our well -equipped facilities enable us take care of acute traumatic and post traumatic injuries. From tendon ruptures, fractures and dislocations, we specialize in curing post-traumatic infections and treat post-traumatic conditions with appropriate treatments and reconstructive surgeries.
Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle which includes treatment for osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, inflammatory and rheumatoid arthritis. We also specialize in foot care for people with diabetes which involves a multidisciplinary approach with consultation available from plastic surgeons, endocrinologists and vascular surgeons.
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