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
Treatments for Painful Plantar Fasciitis
Soccer player getting his ankle kicked
Ankle Sprain Surgery Overview
ankle injury
Ankle Sprain Treatment and Rehab to Speed Recovery
physical therapist stretching man's leg
The Best Leg Strengthening Exercises After Surgery
Doctor examining patient's foot and ankle
Physical Therapy for an Ankle Fracture
woman performing Anteiror tibialis strengthening with a resistance band.
Tibialis Anterior Exercises to Improve Strength
Stretching by the frozen lake
Achilles Tendon Pain: Causes, Treatment, and When to See a Doctor
Photo of a woman stretching her hamstrings.
Hamstring Strain Exercise Program
calf raises at the gym
Exercises for Calf Muscle Strengthening
Photo of the plantar fascia foot stretch.
Plantar Fascia Stretch for Foot Pain
ankle fracture treatment
Treatment of a Broken Ankle
Woman's feet with bunions
Bunion Surgery, Treatment, Rehab, and Complications
People in physical therapy
Physical Therapy Exercises for Drop Foot
What to Do to Treat Your Plantar Fasciitis
The isometric gluteus medius strengthening exercise.
Isometric Gluteus Medius Training
achilles stretch
Achilles Tendonitis Injury Treatments
Man on crutches in hospital
Ankle Fusion Surgery: Preparation, Recovery, Long-Term Care
electrical stimulation machine used in physical therapy.
NMES Parameters for Foot Drop
surgeons performing arthroscopic surgery
Conditions Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery Can Treat
woman doing sidelying IT band stretch
How to Do the Sidelying Iliotibial Band Stretch
Man with a wrapped leg walking on crutches
Ankle Replacement Surgery Overview
Doctor examines the patient's leg with heel spurs, pain in the foot, white background, close-up, plantar fasciitis
Plantar Fascia Release: Preparation, Recovery, Long-Term Care
Photo of PT working with a man's knee.
Improve Quadriceps Strength with the Short Arc Quad Exercise
Surgeons performing open heart surgery
Cheilectomy Surgery for Big Toe Arthritis