Helping you put your best foot forward

At UW Health, we know that the pain and loss of movement from foot and ankle conditions are frustrating.

Our experts manage all types of foot and ankle conditions in adults and children.

We create a treatment plan designed for you. We talk with you about your condition. We take time to understand the activities you enjoy and want to return to. We discuss the improvements you can expect from your treatment options.

We include habits you can add to your lifestyle to improve your condition and your overall health. Together, we restore your ability to be active again.

Conditions and treatments

Helping you regain a spring in your step

The foot and ankle team at UW Health diagnoses and treats a wide range of foot and ankle conditions and injuries.

Our surgeons specialize in orthopedic foot and ankle surgery including foot and ankle trauma, arthritic conditions, ankle joint replacement, sports injuries requiring surgery and deformity reconstruction.

Conditions we care for include:

  • Achilles tendon disorders and injuries

  • Achilles tendinitis

  • Achilles tendon rupture

  • Ankle arthritis

  • Ankle deformities

  • Ankle fractures

  • Ankle instability

  • Ankle sprains

  • Bone spurs

  • Bunions (hallux valgus)

  • Calcaneus (heel bone) fractures

  • Cavovarus foot deformity

  • Diabetic foot and wound care

  • Flat foot and other foot deformities

  • Foot arthritis

  • Foot fractures

  • Hammertoes

  • Heel pain

  • Metatarsalgia (pain over the ball of foot with loss of fat pad) 

  • Morton's neuroma

  • Neuromas/nerve entrapments

  • Plantar fasciitis

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Sports injuries of the foot and ankle

  • Tarsal coalition

  • Tendinitis

  • Tendon rupture

Treatments for foot and ankle conditions

We provide comprehensive foot and ankle care, including surgery when needed.

Your treatment might include nonsurgical care such as:

  • Anti-inflammatory medicines

  • Braces

  • Orthotics

  • Physical therapy

  • Rehabilitation therapy after surgery

Surgical treatments include:

  • Ankle replacement

  • Ankle and foot fusions

  • Arthroscopy of the ankle/foot

  • Degenerative and rheumatoid arthritis reconstruction

  • Foot and ankle deformity correction

  • Forefoot reconstruction for bunions, hammertoes and rheumatoid arthritis

  • Repair/reconstruction of Achilles tendon disorders and injuries

  • Repair/reconstruction of ankle/foot sports injuries

  • Repair of ankle/foot fractures

Meet our team

An expert team by your side

The foot and ankle team at UW Health includes orthopedic surgeons with advanced training in foot and ankle surgery, advanced practice providers, rehabilitation medicine specialists and physical therapists.

Our providers


Foot and ankle care locations

We offer orthopedic foot and ankle care at UW Health clinics in Madison.

Patient resources

More information

Your foot and ankle care team can provide you with the information you need to understand your foot and ankle problem. Additional information is available through the American Foot and Ankle Society.