Foot Ankle

  • Bone Spurs

    Bone spurs are growths of bone that can develop on the feet, typically near the heel or the toes. They result when the plantar tendon pulls at the place where it attaches to the bone of the heel. These bone spurs can be quite painful.

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  • Bunions

    Bunions are common conditions that occur in the feet, causing the base of the big toe to protrude unnaturally. In some cases, the skin around the bunion may appear red and feel tender to the touch, and the skin at the bottom of the foot may be thick and painful.

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  • Diabetes

    Diabetes is a common condition that affects men and women of all ages. While diabetes has many serious complications and consequences, foot problems are a major risk. It's important that those with diabetes take special care of their feet and ankles to avoid further problems, including amputation.

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  • Foot Deformities

    Foot deformities are disorders that affect the feet, and can affect the bones, tendons or muscles. They occur when the foot is not formed properly, and can often cause pain or trouble walking.

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  • Hammertoes

    Hammertoe is a deformity that occurs in the feet, causing one of the middle toes to bend unnaturally. It's called as such because of the way an affected toe may resemble a hammer. Hammertoes that aren't treated properly may require surgery over time.

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  • Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar fasciitis is a condition that is caused when the plantar fascia, or the tissue that connects the base of the toes to the heel, becomes inflamed. It can result in pain in the heel of the foot, arch pain and difficulty walking.

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  • Stress Fractures

    Stress fractures are small cracks or breaks in the bones of the feet that commonly occur in the forefoot area. They are often caused by overuse or overtraining, improper technique or form or change in training surfaces.

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  • Achilles Ruptures

    Achilles tendon is a strong fibrous cord present behind the ankle that connects the calf muscles to heel bone. It is used when you walk, run and jump. When the Achilles tendon becomes thin, weak, or if it is not used, it may be susceptible to injury or damage.

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  • Clubfoot

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  • Congenital Deformities

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  • Gait Analysis

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  • Achilles Surgery

    Problems with the Achilles tendon can be quite painful and limit a sufferer's mobility. While more conservative treatment options are available, in some cases, the physicians at Perimeter Orthopaedics may determine that surgery is necessary to repair the torn Achilles tendon.

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  • Ankle Fusion

    Ankle fusion surgery is a procedure that is sometimes referred to as ankle arthrodesis, and is sometimes recommended for patients who suffer from degenerative arthritis of the ankle.

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  • Ankle Replacement

    Ankle replacement surgery is a procedure in which an orthopaedic surgeon replaces the damaged parts of the bones of the ankle joint with artificial parts. This procedure is performed on patients who have severely damaged ankle joints, which can result in pain and loss of mobility.

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  • Ankle Surgery

    A number of different conditions and disorders may result in the need for ankle surgery. Surgery on the ankles can correct deformities that make movement difficult and painful.

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  • Bunion Surgery

    Bunions are very common foot deformities that develop at the base of the big toe. The joint enlarges and protrudes, sometimes appearing red, tender and inflamed. Bunions can make wearing shoes and even walking quite painful.

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  • Custom Orthotics

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  • Diabetic Wound Treatment

    Abnormal walking patterns or gaits can lead to pain and further complications. Wearing custom orthotic shoe inserts can oftentimes help, correcting the irregularities in walking patterns and relieving pain.

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  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

    Extracorporeal shock wave therapy is a modern treatment option used to relieve the pain and symptoms of a number of different common conditions and disorders.

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  • Flatfoot Correction

    Flatfoot is a condition that involves the loss of the arch of the foot. In some cases, patients are born with flatfoot. In other cases, as with adult acquired flatfoot or posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, the condition develops gradually.

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  • Fungal Nail Treatments

    Toenail fungus is a common condition in which fungal organisms that thrive in moist, dark environments infect the skin around the toenails. Symptoms of fungal toenail infections include thickened, brittle toenails, discoloration of the nail or distortion in the shape of the nail. Left untreated, infection can spread to the surrounding skin.

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  • Heel Surgery

    Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain. In this condition, the plantar fascia, or connective tissue on the bottom of the foot, becomes inflamed and irritated, resulting in pain in the heel that limits mobility.

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Meet Our Team

  • Paul Spiegl, MD, PC

    Paul Spiegl, MD, PC Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Foot & Ankle Specialist

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  • Daniel Nicholson, MD

    Daniel Nicholson, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Sports Medicine

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  • Tedman Vance, MD

    Tedman Vance, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Hand & Upper Extremity

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  • Yolanda Scott, MD

    Yolanda Scott, MD Physiatrist

    Physical Medicine

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  • Obi Osuji, MD

    Obi Osuji, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Hip & Knee Specialist

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American College of Foot Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine (ACFAOM)