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Expert Reconstructive Foot Surgery at Progressive Foot Care

Welcome to Progressive Foot Care, where renowned surgeon, Dr. Mandanipour,  specialize in reconstructive foot surgery, providing advanced solutions for those suffering from severe foot deformities, injuries, or chronic conditions that affect foot function.

Understanding Reconstructive Foot Surgery

Reconstructive foot surgery is aimed at restoring the function and appearance of the foot and ankle affected by congenital defects, deformities, traumas, or diseases. This type of surgery can address a range of issues, from complex deformities to injury-related problems.

Conditions Treated with Reconstructive Foot Surgery

  • Severe Bunions: Misalignment of the foot that often requires correction through surgical realignment.
  • Hammertoes: A deformity where the toe is bent at a permanent angle.
  • Charcot Foot: A condition causing weakening of the bones in the foot, often occurring in people with significant nerve damage (neuropathy).
  • Arthritis: Including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis that severely deforms foot joints.
  • Tendon and Ligament Repair: For injuries and dysfunctions not treatable with less invasive methods.

What to Expect from Reconstructive Foot Surgery

Pre-Surgery Evaluation:

  • Comprehensive evaluation to assess the severity of the deformity or damage and determine the appropriate surgical plan.

During Surgery:

  • Procedures can range from minor corrections to extensive reconstructions depending on the condition.
  • Use of cutting-edge techniques and technology to ensure precision and optimal outcomes.

Post-Surgery Recovery:

  • Detailed recovery plan including physical therapy, follow-ups, and possibly the use of orthotics.
  • Recovery times can vary widely but are typically several weeks to months, depending on the surgery’s extent and complexity.

Why Choose Progressive Foot Care for Your Surgery?

  • Experienced Surgeons: Our team consists of highly qualified and experienced foot and ankle surgeons.
  • Advanced Techniques: We utilize the latest surgical techniques and state-of-the-art equipment.
  • Personalized Care: Each surgical plan is tailored to meet the specific needs and health goals of our patients.
  • Comprehensive Rehabilitation: Dedicated support from initial consultation through full recovery.

Schedule Your Reconstructive Foot Surgery Consultation Today

If you’re experiencing significant foot pain or deformity, contact Progressive Foot Care today to schedule a consultation. Discover how our reconstructive surgery options can help you regain function and improve your quality of life.


Frequently Asked Questions about Reconstructive Foot Surgery

Q1: What is reconstructive foot surgery?

A1: Reconstructive foot surgery is a type of surgery performed to correct severe deformities, injuries, or diseases of the foot and ankle. It aims to restore both function and appearance to the affected area, often involving complex surgical techniques.

Q2: What conditions typically require reconstructive foot surgery?

A2: Common conditions include severe bunions, hammertoes, deformities from arthritis, injuries that have altered the structure of the foot, and complications from diabetes such as Charcot foot.

Q3: How do I know if I need reconstructive foot surgery?

A3: Surgery is usually considered when conservative treatments (like orthotics, medications, and physical therapy) have failed to relieve pain or when the deformity significantly impairs your ability to walk or wear shoes comfortably.

Q4: What should I expect during the recovery period after foot surgery?

A4: Recovery varies greatly depending on the type of surgery performed. Generally, you can expect a period of immobility and non-weight bearing on the operated foot, followed by gradual reintroduction of weight-bearing activities. Physical therapy is often required to regain strength and mobility.

Q5: Are there risks associated with reconstructive foot surgery?

A5: As with any surgery, there are risks involved, including infection, nerve damage, bleeding, and issues related to anesthesia. There are also risks of nonunion or malunion of bones, and the possibility that the surgery may not completely resolve the pain or functional impairment.

Q6: How long is the typical recovery time after reconstructive foot surgery?

A6: Recovery times can range from several weeks to several months. More complex procedures may require longer periods before full recovery is achieved. Following your surgeon’s post-operative instructions is crucial for a successful outcome.

Q7: What can I do to ensure the best outcome from my foot surgery?

A7: Adhering to your post-operative care plan, including taking prescribed medications, attending follow-up appointments, and participating in recommended physical therapy sessions, will help ensure the best outcome. Keeping your foot elevated to reduce swelling and applying ice as recommended can also aid in the recovery process.

Q8: Is reconstructive foot surgery covered by insurance?

A8: Most health insurance plans cover reconstructive foot surgery when medically necessary. However, it’s important to verify the specifics of your coverage with your insurance provider, as there may be certain prerequisites or documentation required to establish the medical necessity of the procedure.

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