Foot and Ankle Patient Stories

At Henry Ford Health System, we don’t just treat illness or disease. We treat people. Our patients’ lives are touched by the compassion, dedication and expertise of our staff in thousands of different ways every day, whether it's a lifesaving treatment or simply a reassuring smile and kind word. Every patient’s story is unique. We are grateful for those who allow us to share their stories here:


Ortho Patient Steve

Steven's story

Steven Makowski turned to foot and ankle specialists at Henry Ford Health System to get relief from shooting foot pain. Thanks to their specialized surgery, he now puts his best foot forward.

Paris's story

After being in constant and debilitating foot pain for close to a decade, Paris Berry, former figure skater, underwent two foot surgeries to correct her congenital bunion deformity. Now Paris is back to being active and doing the things she loves.

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