Understanding the Foot and Ankle
We use our feet daily to work and take walks with family and furry-friends, but how much do we know about the two things that walk us through life? Our feet make up 25% of our total amount of bones in our body with 26 bones in each foot and contain more than one hundred muscles, ligaments and tendons. If something harms even one of these many parts it can cause pain and affect mobility and balance.
Three out of four Americans experience serious foot problems in their lifetime. However, patients often tend to forget about the conditions of their feet and don’t seek preventative treatment for overall foot health. Many times patients only see a specialist after problems occur.
With regular foot care, patients can potentially prevent foot and ankle problems from developing. This is vastly important because the feet reflect overall health. An ailment in the feet can be the first sign of more serious medical issues, such as arthritis or diabetes.
Foot and Ankle Care at Invictus Healthcare System
At Invictus Healthcare System we deliver innovative care and utilize the latest surgical techniques. Our individualized treatment plans are aimed at returning you quickly to a life that’s healthy and active. Our foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Andronica S. Handie, has the skills and experience necessary to help people overcome most foot and ankle problems. Dr. Handie is Board-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine. His areas of expertise include but are not limited to:
· Ankle Fractures
· Achilles Tendinitis
· Peripheral Neuropathy
· Tendon Ruptures of the Foot and Ankle
· Pediatric and Adult Foot Care
· Sports Injuries
· Sprains and Strains
· Diabetic and Rheumatological Deformities
· Plantar Fasciitis
· Heel Pain
· Bunions and Hammertoes
· Soft Tissue Masses
· Warts, Ingrown Nails and Fungal Nail Treatment
· Wounds of the Foot and Ankle
· Endoscopic and Arthroscopic Procedures
· And More
Foot and ankle care is a branch of Invictus Healthcare providing exceptional care through incorporating advanced methods of diagnostic and innovative treatments. We provide individualized foot and ankle care plans by utilizing the latest non-invasive and surgical techniques aimed at rapid recovery. We would love to cater to your foot and ankle needs. Give us a call at (918) 994-4000 to book your appointment!