Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute

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Foot and ankle

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Get to know our foot and ankle specialists
Home Services Orthopedics Foot and ankle

You can get specialized care for your foot or ankle pain

When it comes to foot and ankle pain, even mild discomfort can be hard to ignore. This is especially true when you are on your feet for work, sports or other daily activities. Our experienced team of specialists uses advanced diagnostic tools to quickly find the right treatment for you.

Depending on your injury or disease, you may have access to different types of foot and ankle specialists. Novant Health has podiatrists, fellowship-trained orthopedic foot and ankle surgeons and physician assistants ready to serve you. When you contact your local clinic, you will be directed to the type of specialist who can best meet your needs.


Our teams are experienced with treating a variety of foot and ankle injuries and diseases, including:

  • Midfoot (Lisfranc) fractures and foot trauma
  • Ankle fractures
  • Toe fractures
  • Tumors or cysts
  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Chronic ankle instability or pain
  • Arthritis, osteoarthritis or gout in your ankles, feet or toes
  • Pain and swelling that affects your arches (posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, PTTD)
  • Targeted pain in the ball of your foot (Morton’s neuroma)
  • Heel spurs
  • Bunions
  • Claw or hammer toes
  • Foot or ankle deformities
  • Swelling and pain in your heel (plantar fasciitis)
  • Ankle sprains
  • Numb feet
  • Diabetic feet

If your provider identifies a minimally invasive or traditional surgery as the best treatment for you, our team can give you high-quality care before, during and after your procedure.