Foot & Ankle Surgery
While it may seem that your foot isn’t much of an art, it houses 26 bones, 33 joints, and various ligaments, tendons, muscles, and ligaments, making it one of the most complex structures in your body. The huge workload that your feet and ankles have to carry every day often makes them susceptible to injuries. Any sort of pain or immobility of the feet, ankles, or legs can make it impossible for anyone to function properly. Simple tasks like walking down the block or going upstairs can become unbearable.
Dr. Scott VanValkenburg at Upstate Orthopedics is a highly professional foot and ankle surgeon. Some of the simple and complex foot and ankle associated conditions that Dr. Scott and our team treats are:
- Post-traumatic deformities
- Arthritic disorders
- Acquired flatfoot
- Achilles tendonitis/rupture
- Ankle sprain and instability
- Heel pain
- Heel spurs
- Morton’s neuroma
- Osteochondritis dissecans of the talus
- Posterior tibial tendonitis/rupture
- Ganglion cysts
- Tarsal tunnel syndrome
- Diabetic foot
- Sports injuries
- Occupational injuries
- Forefoot deformities, including bunions, claw toe and hammer toe
- Shin splints
Foot and Ankle Treatments
Dr. Scott provides his patients with both orthodox and innovative treatments to reduce pain and maximize recovery. Coupling knowledge from foot and ankle surgery with research and the latest technology, we offer a wide range of services and therapeutic options to our patient family here in East Syracuse, New York.
Common foot and ankle surgeries or treatments available at Upstate Orthopedics include:
- Ankle arthroscopy
- Ankle replacement
- Ligament repair
- Reconstructive techniques for foot/ankle deformity
- Management of sports related foot/ankle injuries
- Repair of neuromas
- Management of acute trauma
Foot and Ankle Surgeons in Syracuse, NY
If you have a foot or ankle injury, Syracuse NY-based Upstate Orthopedics can help match you with the right specialist. If you are a Central New York resident and want to schedule a consultation, feel free to contact our office at (315) 464-4472 or request an appointment online now with a board-certified foot and ankle surgeon.
To learn more about ankle and foot surgery, visit AAOS OrthoInfo: Foot & Ankle.
Keeping the Patient First in Patient-Care
Upstate Orthopedics works with Patient IQ to communicate with patients undergoing certain medical procedures, collecting responses directly from the patient to track progression and change in their health status for the time when they are not in our office.
To learn more about Patient-Reported Outcomes at Upstate Orthopedics, visit our link in Patient Resources.