Foot and Ankle

footankleWhether you’re injured at work, home, or at an athletic event, or just have been experiencing increasing discomfort, foot pain or ankle pain can hinder your mobility — and life. At GIKK Ortho Specialists, our foot surgeons and ankle surgeons are highly experienced at getting you back on your feet.

When you come to GIKK Ortho Specialists, you will see a foot and ankle specialist who is ready to undertake even the most complex problems.  Unlike a generalist, podiatrist, or other foot and ankle care providers, our orthopedic foot and ankle specialists intensely focus on the foot and ankle – based on a framework of general orthopedic knowledge to provide the best understanding of how all the parts of the body work together to keep you moving.  And for you, that means the pinnacle of foot and ankle care.

So no matter if you have a plantar fasciitis, a sprained ankle, bunion, achilles injury, or a complex foot fracture, GIKK Ortho Specialists can get your whole body moving again.

Learn more about GIKK Ortho Specialists’ foot surgeons and ankle surgeons.

Frequently Treated Foot and Ankle Problems and Conditions:

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Bunions
  • Claw Toe
  • Clubfoot
  • Diabetic Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot & Ankle Stress Fractures
  • Foot Tingling
  • Fractures and Trauma
  • Gout
  • Haglunds Deformity
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Bone Fracture
  • Heel Pain
  • Jones Fractures
  • Midfoot (LisFranc) Fracture
  • Mortons Neuromas
  • Peroneal Tendon Tears
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sports-related Injuries
  • Stiff Big Toe
  • Structural Deformities
  • Tendon Injuries

View the animations below to learn more about various foot and ankle conditions.

Foot and Ankle Treatments and Procedures:

Some foot and ankle problems will require surgery, some will not.  Whatever the case, our foot and ankle specialists will work with you to find the best treatment for you.  We offer both surgical and non-surgical treatments, including:

  • Achilles Tendon  Lengthening
  • Ankle Fracture Surgery
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Replacements
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Cartilage Repair
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bone Spur Removal
  • Bunion Surgery / Bunionectomy
  • Debridement of the Achilles Tendon
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fascia Release
  • Joint Arthrodesis
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Midfoot Fusion
  • Osteotomy for Claw Toe
  • Removal of Mortons Neuromas
  • Resection of Haglunds Deformity
  • Surgery for Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Tendon Reconstruction and Repair

Please click on the links below to learn more about the anatomy of the foot and ankle, as well the procedure you are considering.

You are encouraged to discuss any issues of concern prior to testing or surgery, thus helping to ease any anxiety you may feel and giving you an active role in the healing process.


For additional resources on foot and ankle care, please visit our Resource page.