Foot and Ankle – Facts, Conditions & Treatment

Let’s take a look at your Foot and Ankle

Dr. Stephen Davenport regularly treats foot and ankle pain and injury and committed to developing a plan of care through the use of  assessment and treatment tools that fit your needs and your joint issues.

Your foot & ankle are some of the most used and abused joints in the body.

Here are some fun and interesting Foot & Ankle Facts:

  • the foot & ankle contain 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles, tendons & ligaments
  • the 52 bones in your feet make up one quarter of all the bones in your body
  • there are approximately 250,000 sweat glands in a pair of feet, and
  • your foot can release as much as a quarter pint of moisture each day
  • the average person takes about 9,000 to 10,000 steps a day
  • 75% of Americans will experience foot problems at one time or another in their lives
  • about 60% of all foot & ankle injuries aged 17 or older are ankle strains or sprains
  • approximately 56,000 people a year lose their foot or leg due to diabetes
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is a very common reason for feeling pain and burning in their feet

Are you experiencing foot or ankle pain or injury? Contact us to design a treatment plan that works best for you.

Call us at 580-353-8600 to schedule an appointment.

Dr. Stephen Davenport - top-rated foot & ankle orthopedic surgeon for foot and ankle disease, injury and pain

Below are just some of the foot and ankle injuries we treat along with some of the foot and ankle surgeries we regularly perform.

Injuries of the Foot & Ankle

  • Ankle dislocation
  • Ankle fracture
  • Ankle sprain
  • Arthritis of the foot and ankle
  • Broken ankle
  • Broken foot
  • Broken heel
  • Foot dislocation
  • Foot fractures
  • Heel fracture
  • High ankle sprain
  • Injury secondary to trauma
  • Jones fracture
  • LisFranc (midfoot) fracture-dislocation
  • Shin splints
  • Tendon injury
  • Tendon tear

Conditions

  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Bunions and corns
  • Diabetic foot
  • Flat foot (pes planus)
  • Hallux ridigus (stiff big toe)
  • Hammer toe
  • Inflammatory arthritis of the foot and ankle
  • Ingrown toenail
  • Insertional achilles tendonitis
  • Intoeing
  • Neuroma
  • Non-Insertional achilles tendonitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Stress fractures of the foot and ankle

Non-Surgical Procedures

  • Bracing
  • Evalution of the foot and ankle
  •  Injections
  •  Physical therapy

Foot & Ankle Surgical Procedures

  • Ankle fusion
  • Bunion repair
  • Debridement of the Achilles Tendon
  • Fixation for LisFranc injury
  • Foot fusion
  • Hammer toe repair
  • Repair of ankle fracture
  • Repair of flat foot
  • Repair of foot fracture
  • Repair of Stiff Big Toe Cheilectomy
  • Repair of the Achilles Tendon
  • Surgery for Achilles Tendon rupture