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Foot and Ankle Surgery in Phoenix,
at John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital

John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital
250 E. Dunlap Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85020
About this hospital

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John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital is dedicated to helping patients with foot and ankle issues get back to leading healthy and active lifestyles.

Foot and ankle surgery is a complex field. John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital provides access to the most advanced surgical expertise and technology available for the treatment of all conditions below the knee including ankle replacement, complex fracture care, sports injuries and full foot and ankle reconstruction.

Foot and Ankle Treatment We Provide

  • Ankle instability: A condition where the outer side of the ankle gives way on a recurring basis. It typically occurs after multiple ankle sprains. Treatments can include physical therapy, bracing, medications and sometimes surgery.
  • Arthritis of the foot and ankle: Symptoms include pain, swelling and stiffness in and around your ankle and foot due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and traumatic arthritis. Treatments can include non-surgical options such as pain relievers, bracing, and sometimes arthroscopic, fusion or arthoplasty surgery.
  • Bunion deformity (Hallux valgus): The enlargement and repositioning of joints at the ball of the foot. Treatments can include alteration of footwear, rest, foot supports, medications and/or surgery.
  • Cavus foot problems (high arch): When the foot has a higher than usual arch. Treatments can include arch supports, bone grafts to move tendons and sometimes fusion of joints.
  • Diabetic foot problems (neuropathic ulcers and fractures): These ulcers are open wounds located on the bottom of the foot most commonly as a result of diabetes. Medical attention is needed immediately to reduce the risk of amputation.
  • Fractures and dislocations: Symptoms include pain, swelling, bruising and inability to walk. A dislocation of the ankle usually involves a fracture associated with it. Treatments include splints, casts and sometimes surgery.
  • Flat foot, acquired and congenital: A medical condition where the arch of the foot makes complete contact with the ground. Treatments can include exercise programs or surgery.
  • Heel pain (plantar fasciitis): Chronic inflammation and typically felt during the first few steps in the morning. Treatment options include exercise programs built with your podiatrist of physical therapist.
  • Lesser toe deformities: Common symptoms include pain and lack of flexibility among the lesser toes (or the smaller four toes). Also known as "hammer toe." Surgical treatment may be recommended to increase flexibility of the toe.
  • Limb salvage: Those affected with malignant tumors can benefit from limb salvage. Treating tumors with the advanced technologies can now prevent limb removal.
  • Lumps and bumps: These are localized in an area on the foot that causes swelling and sometimes pain. They can be caused by trauma, infections, inflammatory diseases, benign cysts and tumors and/or cancers. Treatments can range depending on condition.
  • Neuropathic conditions: Where the nerve supply to the bones in the foot and/or ankle are not normal, causing swelling, pain and sometimes deformity of the limb. Treatments can include limiting weight bearing on the limb, walking and/or surgery.
  • Overuse injuries: Caused by repetitive stress to ankle or foot due to work-related tasks, sports or recreation injuries and age. Treatments include bracing, a splint, special shoes, physical therapy, medicine and sometimes surgery.
  • Post Polio Syndrome: Several problems can occur with the feet and ankles for those affected by post polio syndrome. Treatments include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications and heat applications. Severe cases may require surgical treatments.
  • Post-traumatic / surgical conditions: These are conditions that occur after a trauma or a surgery such as a deformity to the foot or ankle, tendon ruptures, dislocations abnormal positioning or post-traumatic infections. Treatments include bracing, a splint, physical therapy, and sometimes surgery reconstruction.
  • Sports injuries: Conditions include fractures, dislocations, muscle tears, sprains and strains. Treatments can include bracing, a splint, physical therapy, fusion, and/or ankle or foot reconstructive surgery.
  • Sprains and strains: A condition where ligaments that give way or tear. They differ from fractures because bones are not broken. Sprains and strains can be caused by the rolling of the ankle, twisting the ankle. Treatments include bracing, a splint, physical therapy, and sometimes surgery.
  • Tendonitis: Symptoms include inflammation or irritation of a tendon most commonly caused by repetitive friction on the affected area or from a sudden injury. Treatments can include corticosteroid injections, physical therapy and sometimes surgery.

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