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What are the conditions to see an ankle/foot orthopedist or a podiatrist. are there treatment options the orthopedist is not aware of?

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Dr. Steven Watry answered

Specializes in General Practice

Complex anatomy: The ankles and feet are complex structures. Some orthopedic surgeons will treat fractures of the area, but most refer to podiatry, as they are specially trained in this area for all disorders..

Answered 2/17/2017

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