Foot and Ankle Conditions

Don’t let foot and ankle pain keep you sidelined.

The foot and ankle are complex structures. If any part is damaged, it can affect the whole. At Henry Ford Health System, we understand this relationship and offer complete care. By restoring your health, our specialists help you regain your life and return to the activities you love.

Foot and ankle care: Why choose Henry Ford Health System?

People throughout southeast and central Michigan turn to us for foot and ankle help because we offer:

  • Complete care: We’ve assembled a team of doctors with specialized training in podiatric medicine or orthopedics. This range of expertise means we can address all issues with bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons in the foot and ankle. Meet our foot and ankle team.
  • Access to additional specialists: Our foot and ankle specialists can work directly with other doctors and providers in the Henry Ford network. We collaborate with rheumatoid arthritis specialists, physical therapists and sports medicine doctors to ensure you get comprehensive treatment.
  • Convenience: We have locations throughout southeast and south central Michigan. We also offer virtual visits and guaranteed appointments within 24 business hours.

Foot and ankle conditions we treat

We treat the full range of foot and ankle conditions, from the common to the complex. You never need to go anywhere else for comprehensive foot and ankle care.

We treat:

  • Arthritis
  • Bunions
  • Bursitis, or inflammation of the fluid-filled sacs near joints
  • Congenital conditions that are present at birth but may not cause symptoms until adulthood
  • Corns and calluses
  • Foot complications from diabetes
  • Failed foot surgeries
  • High arches and flat feet, including Charcot foot, a structural collapse of the foot due to nerve damage
  • Foot and ankle injuries, including fractures, ankle sprains, joint dislocations and Achilles tendon injuries
  • Ganglion cysts, or noncancerous lumps under the skin
  • Haglund’s syndrome, a bony bump on the back of the heel
  • Hammertoe
  • Neuromas, areas of thickened tissue that press on nerves
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Tendon conditions:
    • Sesamoiditis, or inflammation of the big toe tendons
    • Tarsal tunnel syndrome, a compressed nerve near the ankle
    • Tendinitis, or inflammation of a tendon
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