Foot & Ankle

Disclaimer: This information is for patient education only. Any specific questions regarding care should be discussed with your orthopaedic doctor.

Overview of Foot & Ankle

The foot and ankle consist of 26 bones, 33 joints, 11 ligaments, and over 20 muscles. They all work together to support and balance the body, as well as absorb shock when standing, walking, or running.

Types of Foot & Ankle Pain

  • Severe swelling and ankle instability
  • Difficulty walking
  • Pain with touch or movement
  • Shooting, burning, or tingling pain around the toes, midfoot, or heel

***Click on a title below to watch an educational video. For a printable brochure, click on the icon in the upper left corner of the video.***