Non-surgical Foot & Ankle Treatments
Non-surgical treatments for foot and ankle problems can include cortisone injections, physical therapy, physical devices, and medication. Shasta Ortho’s Foot & Ankle Institute has a complete team of foot and ankle doctors to properly diagnose and provide the right solution.
What are Cortisone Injections?
Cortisone injections may help relieve swelling, tenderness and pain, with results being felt within hours or days of the procedure.
Common Foot and Ankle Conditions Treated with Cortisone Injections
- Ankle Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)
- Tendinitis (Achilles Tendonopathy)
- Plantar Fasiicist
Physical Therapy at Shasta Ortho
Conveniently located on the campus of Shasta Orthopaedics is Shasta Ortho’s physical therapy center, Liberty PT. Patients can access a range of comprehensive services in the same building as where they receive the rest of their orthopedic care.
Common Foot and Ankle Conditions Treated with Physical Therapy
- After surgical procedures, like a Total Ankle Replacement
- Stress Fractures
- Foot Fractures and Ankle Fractures
Foot/Ankle Bracing, Splinting or Casting
Foot doctors and ankle doctors use bracing, splinting or casting for ankle fractures and foot fractures. They sometimes use casting after surgical procedures to restrict movements. Achilles tendon injuries and severe ankle sprains may be treated with casting as well. An ankle brace may help treat plantar fasciitis and tendonitis.
Medications for Foot and Ankle Pain
Medications can help mange foot and ankle pain
Foot and Ankle Non-Surgical Treatments at Shasta Ortho
With foot and ankle problems, early diagnosis and treatment are necessary to prevent further damage and complications.
Our foot and ankle specialists and physical therapists are conveniently located in the same building as our diagnostic procedures, like X-ray and MRI.
Shasta Ortho’s Foot & Ankle Institute is the most complete Foot and Ankle program in the North State. Our foot and ankle doctors can properly diagnose and provide the right solution for foot and ankle pain.