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How Does Podiatry Foot Surgery Differ From Orthopedic Doctor Foot Surgery
Podiatry (or podiatric medicine) is the field devoted to the study of, diagnosis, and medical treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle. A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (dpm), also known as a podiatric physician or surgeon, qualified by his/her doctorate level education and residency training to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ...Read more
Had foot surgery done and one of my incisions did not close all the way. Doc did I&D and same outcome experience. Could my hypothyroidism be a culprit?
Had foot surgery 8 months ago. What type of infection can the mitek bone anchor cause? Saw two diff podiatrist (no help). Is mild crps the pain factor
Infection?: Any surgery can result in an infection. However, infection 8 months later is rare. Blood work and special bone scans would be needed to make sure if you have an infection or not. Complex regional pain syndrome is very serious and would need professional treatments including physical therapy and medications. Post-op Kidner procedures could benefit from custom orthotics and MLS Laser treatments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had foot surgery 8mths ago. Foot constantly hurts esp in the area I have anchori have seen 3 podiatrist. No one has answers. What should I do next?
After foot surgery, why would a doctor give "a loading dose of Toradol 30mg IV postoperatively"? Is it to help the patient with pain?
Regional anesthesia: There are different techniques that may be used to anesthetize you for podiatry surgery. The technique chosen will depend on co-morbidities, location of surgery, post operative analgesia and patient request. A spinal or epidural may be used if you will be hospitalized. You may opt for a popliteal block or mayo field block if you are having ambulatory surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Spinal for foot: Epidural regional block and spinal anesthesia can be performed for foot surgery. The technique is different. It is either one of another. Usually the combined technique is used for c-section in which spinal is used for the anesthesia during the surgery, and the epidural is used for the pain control after the surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had foot surgery a year ago. I still have ankle pain when I walk or run- should I see pain doctor. Are there any treatment options like an injection?
Pain after foot surgery, tkr severe pain behind knee , 8 years later, several strokes, i can't get my foo, heel or tendont fix i think i ruptored a tendon in my foot, ankle or heel, in richland, wa. Have seen 35 doctor's, 350 appointments, and get no wher
I had foot surgery on my left foot to fix my flat foot and the doctor said that they fused my bone and put a screw. When can i walk? Physical therapy?
This discussion : Should ONLY take place with your surgeon. From your description it is unclear if you had a subtalar stent placed in or if you had a flatfoot reconstruction. If a subtalar stent was put in then the "screw" isn't really a screw its an implant and it did not get placed into any bone, rather was placed ina a canal between the ones. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Foot surgery is any surgical procedure or treatment involving cutting involving the foot. Foot surgery is often categorized by skin and soft tissue procedures, forefoot surgery, or rearfoot surgery. However, some insurance companies (ie: medicare) categorize cutting of toenails as "surgery" on ...Read more
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