Some patients suffer from arthritis in the foot and ankle, while others experience sports, overuse, or traumatic injuries. Fractures, muscle and tendon strains, and ligament sprains are all common injuries treated by Hughston Clinic physicians in Tennessee who specialize in this area. Learn more about our fellowship trained foot & ankle specialists, Dr. Michel Taylor and Dr. Marc Tressler.

What are the recommend treatments for foot and ankle pain at Hughston?

Our specialty-trained orthopedics can treat your foot and ankle pain non-surgically with noninflammatory medications to reduce swelling or orthotics that support the pads, arch, or ankle joint. Your doctor may recommend a brace, custom shoes, or physical therapy as part of your treatment plan. Our specialized physicians at Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics will discuss your lifestyle, your goals, and determine the best treatment to fit your needs. Furthermore, our surgeons specialize in fusion and joint replacement surgery, using state-of-the-art procedures that give you every option available for a good outcome. After surgery, under the direction of your physician, our physical therapists help you reach your full potential.

What are some common injuries, and how are they treated?

Our board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedics are paired with an orthopedic-specialized team of healthcare professionals. This team and our state-of-the-art facilities allow us to provide care to our patients like no other. Here are some of the injuries and conditions our physicians treat:

  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Ankle sprains
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Arthritis of the foot and ankle
  • Stress fractures
  • Bunions
  • Instability of foot and ankle joints
  • Heel pain
  • Post traumatic arthritis
  • Flat feet
  • Traumatic and sports injuries
  • Foot and ankle deformities
  • Fractures of the lower extremity