Unlike some other doctors, we’re not big on rushing people into surgery. We pride ourselves on being able to treat most foot conditions non-surgically.
If we believe your symptoms can be resolved through conservative means, then we’ll do everything we can to explore those options. We even offer MLS laser therapy and other advanced treatments that are often an effective alternative to surgery
However, sometimes surgery is either unavoidable, or simply the best available option to restore the highest level of functioning to your feet and ankles. If there’s a structural problem with the bones or joints, surgery may be the only way forward.
Fortunately, while we consider surgery a last resort as a treatment option, we also work hard to stay current with the latest and procedures. If it must be done, our goal is to do it right.
Again, we're not big on rushing people into surgery. Any elective procedure must be something that both the doctor and the patient feel comfortble with and ready for. That said, the following factors may indicate that a surgical procedure is warranted or recommended: