Foot & Ankle Surgery located in Fort Worth, TX
Ankle sprains and foot fractures are common injuries that may occur from a fall or while playing a sport. Any foot and ankle trauma injury benefits from the expert care at Trinity Foot & Ankle Specialists in Fort Worth, Texas. The team includes physicians with fellowship training in foot and ankle trauma. Call the office or book an appointment online today.
Foot and ankle trauma refers to any injury involving your feet or ankles from an accident or physical activity.
Your feet and ankles are complex body parts made up of bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, and muscles. The structure of your feet and ankles allows these parts to all work together, helping you stand, walk, run, and jump.
One misstep or high-impact landing may stress the structures in the feet or ankles, causing an injury.
The Trinity Foot & Ankle Specialists team includes physicians with fellowship training in foot and ankle trauma. They specialize in diagnosing and treating these injuries, including:
The team also has physicians that specialize in sports medicine. Though foot and ankle trauma may affect anyone, athletes who play high-impact sports are prone to these types of injuries.
The specifics of your foot or ankle trauma evaluation at Trinity Foot & Ankle Specialists may depend on your injury. The team asks detailed questions about the trauma, including how it happened and your symptoms. They also review your medical history and usual activities.
Your provider examines your injured foot or ankle to look for signs of trauma. They may also run imaging tests to check for internal damage. Testing may include X-rays, CT scans, MRIs, or ultrasounds.
The team at Trinity Foot & Ankle Specialists customizes treatment for foot and ankle trauma injuries based on the location and severity of the injury.
Treatment for foot and ankle trauma may include:
When necessary, the team may recommend surgical interventions to treat your foot or ankle trauma.
The fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeons treat closed and open fractures using open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) or external fixation as needed.
For comprehensive care from the foot and ankle trauma experts at Trinity Foot & Ankle Specialists, call the office, or schedule a consultation online today.