Adv. Orthopedic Specialists Archive: Ankle

Hammertoe Correction (PIP Joint Arthroplasty)

This surgical procedure is used to correct a hammertoe, a deformity of the toe that causes the toe to become permanently frozen in a bent position. During this procedure, a small piece of bone is removed to shorten the toe and allow it to straighten. client="4200"; ...
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Arthroscopic Ankle Cartilage Repair

This minimally invasive procedure is used to repair damaged cartilage in the ankle joint. client="4200"; openthis="A_e7cbc0c3"; width=720; vm_open()

Ankle Sprains

Ligaments are fibrous, elastic bands of tissue that connect and stabilize the bones. An ankle sprain is a common, painful injury that occurs when one or more of the ankle ligaments is stretched beyond the normal range of motion. Sprains can occur as a result ...
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Ankle Fracture Surgery

This surgical procedure is used to correct a fracture of the fibula or tibia in the ankle joint. The procedure involves attachment of a fixation plate made of stainless steel or titanium to the fibula and use of screws or fixation plate on the tibia ...
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Achilles Tendon Injuries

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It connects the two main calf muscles - the gastrocnemius and soleus - to the heel bone (the calcaneus). Common injuries of the Achilles tendon include tendonitis (inflammation), tendinosis (degeneration), and rupture. client="4200"; openthis="A_19e36120"; width=720; vm_open()

Foot & Ankle Reconstruction

One of Advanced Orthopedic Specialists' orthopedic surgeons, Dr. R. August Ritter, III, shares what foot and ankle reconstruction surgery involves.

Ankle

Our ankle doctors at Advanced Orthopedic Specialists are recognized experts in the diagnosis and treatment of ankle injuries and conditions. Ankle pain is most commonly associated with trauma and sports-related injuries, such as a fracture, or an injury to the ligaments of the ankle, such as ...
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