Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Lawrenceburg is please to offer Lawrence and surrounding counties with podiatric services.
Podiatric medicine or Podiatric foot and ankle surgery is a branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and leg.
Who needs a podiatrist?
Podiatrists see a very diverse assortment of people! Anyone who may have injured their foot, ankle, or lower leg; those diagnosed with chronic conditions such as diabetes or peripheral vascular disease, or anyone with chronic pain or deformities relating to their feet or ankles should see a Podiatrist. A Podiatrist has specialized training in managing acute and chronic conditions as they relate to the foot, ankle, and lower leg.
Services provided by a podiatrist.
A podiatrist treats common foot conditions such as heel pain, arthritis, ingrown toenails, toenail deformities, wounds, calluses, warts, bunions, hammertoes, flat feet, and Achilles tendon disorders.
A podiatrist is also trained to medically and surgically treat complex foot and ankle deformities including ankle arthritis, ankle fractures, midfoot/rearfoot arthritis or fractures, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Drop foot deformities, Diabetic Charcot Neuroarthropathy reconstruction
Surgeries provided by a podiatrist.
A podiatrist is able to perform a broad range of surgeries ranging from arthroscopic surgery of the foot and ankle, bunion and hammertoe correction, repair of foot and ankle fractures, Achilles tendon surgery, ankle arthrodesis, flat foot reconstruction, Charcot reconstruction, chronic ankle instability repair, diabetic limb salvage.