Foot and Ankle Care The foot and ankle are critical for your mobility, carrying your body’s weight and allowing you to walk, run and perform daily activities. Pain or an injury can greatly impact your quality of life, making it difficult to perform once-routine tasks. If you are suffering from foot or ankle pain that limits your mobility, the fellowship-trained orthopedic foot and ankle surgeons and nonsurgical orthopedic physicians at Mission Health Orthopedics have the specialized knowledge and expertise to treat all foot and ankle disorders, from common to complex. Our specialists work as a team to personalize care based on your specific needs and goals, and work with referring physicians, imaging specialists and physical therapists to accurately diagnose, treat and manage musculoskeletal disorders of the foot and ankle. Our orthopedic surgeons are skilled in nonsurgical and regenerative medicine procedures, minimally invasive arthroscopy and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery to reduce your pain and return you to activity. Mission Health Orthopedics offers care for the foot and ankle at our offices in Asheville, Brevard, Clyde, Franklin, Hendersonville, Marion and Spruce Pine. Need care now? Visit our orthopedic walk-in clinics. Acute, overuse and sports injuries If you experienced a sudden injury such as an ankle sprain or have developed persistent pain over time in the bones, tendons or muscles that affect your gait, it is important to receive proper orthopedic care of the foot and ankle to restore function. At Mission Health Orthopedics, our primary care sports medicine physicians and foot and ankle surgeons provide care for all acute, overuse and sports injuries, including: Plantar fasciitis Tendon and ligament injuries Fractures and sprains of the foot and ankle Lisfranc injuries Achilles tendon injuries and ruptures Ankle instability Cartilage repair Reconstructive foot and ankle surgery The foot and ankle surgeons at Mission Health offer specialized surgical care for even the most complicated deformities and traumatic injuries of the foot and ankle. We offer care for a wide variety of conditions, including: Bunion correction Clubfoot residual deformities Flatfoot Hammertoe Infections/osteomyelitis Soft tissue and bone reconstruction Trauma Diabetic foot care and Charcot foot deformities Arthritis care of the ankle For patients suffering from chronic joint pain or arthritis of the ankle, the foot and ankle specialists at Mission Health offer specialized procedures and care. We offer a variety of conservative and nonsurgical options, including joint injections, bracing and platelet rich plasma therapy. If conservative options fail, we offer total ankle replacement procedures to replace the damaged bone and tissue of the ankle to reduce your joint pain. On the forefront of the latest procedures, Mission Health offers CT guided-total ankle replacement, allowing the surgeon to place the implant with a new level of precision. The patient-specific placement results in a more natural feeling ankle and range of movement.