Achilles repair or reconstruction

The fibrous tissue that connects your heel to the muscles in your leg is called the achilles tendon. Through overuse or accident your achilles can tear or rupture and may require repair or reconstruction.

Ankle arthroscopy

Arthroscopy is a procedure in which a miniature telescope is inserted through a two centimetre incision over a joint - for example the hip, knee, ankle or shoulder.

Ankle fusion

The aim of ankle fusion is to eliminate the pain in your ankle caused by diseased or damaged surfaces rubbing together.

Ankle ligament repair

If you have torn or over stretched the ligaments in your ankle you may be a candidate for ankle ligament repair.

Ankle replacement

Due to injury or just wear and tear your ankles can become painful. Arthritis is a group of conditions that causes damage to your joints.

Arthroplasty

Arthroplasty is a surgical procedure to repair or replace a damaged or diseased joint.

Bilateral Tenotomy

A tenotomy is a procedure to lengthen a muscle that has not developed properly or that has shortened due to injury or lack of mobility. Typically a tendon is cut allowing the muscle to stretch again and the limb to straighten.

Bone Graft

Surgeons can perform a bone graft to repair or rebuild damaged bone in many areas of your body.

Bunion surgery (bunionectomy)

A bunion is a bony bump on the joint at the base of your big toe.

Cheilectomy

Cheilectomy is an alternative procedure offered by consultants to treat Hallux Rigidus (stiffness and pain in the big toe, usually caused by arthritis).

Chiropody

Chiropody is the area of medicine associated with treating foot ailments including corns, ingrown toenails and verrucae.

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT)

Shockwave therapy is a non-surgical treatment, and works by delivering impulses of energy, targeted to specific damaged tissues within the abnormal tendon.

Flat foot correction

Flat foot occurs when the arch of your foot is very low or flattens, causing your foot to fall inward.

Forefoot reconstructive surgery

Forefoot reconstructive surgery is treatment for your toes to alleviate problems caused by rheumatoid arthritis.

Fusion of big toe

If you are suffering from stiffness in your big toe (hallux rigidus) and it does not respond to conservative treatment your consultant may recommend toe fusion.

Hallux Valgus Surgery

Hallux Valgus surgery is also called a bunionectomy.

Hindfoot fusion

Hindfoot fusion is a surgical procedure used to relieve pain and stiffness in your foot caused by arthritis, deformity or breaks.

Hindfoot osteotomy

A hindfoot osteotomy is a procedure usually performed to correct damage caused by osteoarthritis or a deformity in your heel.

Image guided joint injections

If your swollen or painful joints, ligaments or tendons do not respond to conservative treatments your consultant may recommend image guided joint injections.

Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)

When the side of your toenail curls and pierces your skin this is called an ingrown toenail.

Keller's arthroplasty

Keller’s arthroplasty is a surgery to treat bunions.

Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)

Under general anaesthetic your surgeon will move your stiff joint to a full range of motion, stretching the surrounding muscles and freeing the joint capsule.

Midfoot fusion

In some cases fusion of the bones in your midfoot may ease your pain and aid your mobility.

Midfoot osteotomy

An osteotomy is a procedure usually performed to correct damage caused by osteoarthritis or a deformity.

Orthotics

Orthotics (sometimes called foot orthotics, shoe inserts or orthoses) are devices placed inside your shoes to restore the biomechanic balance to your legs and feet and realign your posture.

Osteotomy

An osteotomy is a procedure usually performed to correct damage caused by osteoarthritis or a deformity.

Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment (PRP)

PRP treatment uses a patient's own blood to promote the healing of injured tendons, joints, muscles and ligaments.

Subtalar arthroscopy

Over time the bone surfaces in your subtalar joint can suffer wear and tear due to injury or arthritis. If conservative treatment methods are not working for you your surgeon may recommend investigation or treatment using arthroscopy.

Subtalar fusion

Your surgeon may investigate your subtalar joint using arthroscopy. If you are still experiencing pain and instability your consultant may recommend subtalar fusion.

Tendon transfer in foot and ankle

The tissue that attaches muscles to a bone is called a tendon. A tendon transfer usually is performed under a general anaesthetic.

Toe joint fusion

If the stiffness in your big toe (hallux rigidus) does not respond to conservative treatment your consultant may recommend toe fusion.

Toe joint replacement

When conservative treatments do not resolve big toe stiffness (hallux rigidus) or when the joint is severely damaged your consultant may recommend toe joint replacement.

Toe surgery

The three main toe problems that can be resolved with foot surgery are Deformity (mis-shapen), Pain in the toe joints and Metatarsalgia (pain in the front part or ball of your foot).

Triple Fusion

The movement and flexibility of your foot involves three joints - the subtalar, the calcaneocuboid and the talo-navicular joints. Patients with painful arthritis or a deformity in these joints may benefit from triple fusion.