Leg, Foot, and Ankle Treatment and Surgery

While some pain in your foot or ankle may be treated with medication, surgery may be required. Explore common treatment options for orthopedic problems so you know what to expect.
woman rubbing foot on the couch
Top 10 Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis
Soccer player getting his ankle kicked
Ankle Sprain Surgery Overview
ankle injury
6 Steps to Rehab a Sprained Ankle
physical therapist stretching man's leg
The Best Leg Strengthening Exercises After a Leg Injury or Surgery
Doctor examining patient's foot and ankle
What to Expect From Physical Therapy After an Ankle Fracture
woman performing Anteiror tibialis strengthening with a resistance band.
4 Exercises to Correct Foot Drop and Anterior Tibialis Weakness
Stretching by the frozen lake
What Is Causing Your Achilles Tendon Pain?
Photo of a woman stretching her hamstrings.
7 Step Exercise Program after a Hamstring Strain
calf raises at the gym
PT-Approved Exercises for Strengthening Your Calf Muscles
Photo of the plantar fascia foot stretch.
Using a Simple Effective Stretch for Plantar Fasciitis
ankle fracture treatment
What You Need to Do About a Broken Ankle
Woman's feet with bunions
Bunion Surgery: Preparation, Recovery, Long-Term Care
People in physical therapy
Expect These Physical Therapy Techniques for a Drop Foot
7 Things to Do Right Now To Treat Your Plantar Fasciitis
The isometric gluteus medius strengthening exercise.
Isometric Gluteus Medius Strengthening Exercise
achilles stretch
8 Ways to Treat and Prevent an Achilles Tendonitis
Man on crutches in hospital
Ankle Fusion Surgery: Everything You Need to Know
electrical stimulation machine used in physical therapy.
Using Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation to Treat Foot Drop
surgeons performing arthroscopic surgery
Can Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery Treat Your Ankle Pain?
woman doing sidelying IT band stretch
The Best Iliotibial Band Stretch in the World
Man with a wrapped leg walking on crutches
Ankle Replacement Surgery as an Option for Arthritis
Doctor examines the patient's leg with heel spurs, pain in the foot, white background, close-up, plantar fasciitis
What to Expect When Having Plantar Fascia Surgery
Photo of PT working with a man's knee.
Improve Your Quad Strength with the Simple Short Arc Quad Exercise
Surgeons performing open heart surgery
Cheilectomy Surgery for Big Toe Arthritis