University Foot and Ankle Institute is an internationally-recognized leading organization for the treatment of foot and ankle problems. Our team of foot and ankle specialists comprehensively treat all foot and ankle problems from simple achilles tendonitis, bunions, heel pain, plantar fasciitis, neuroma pain, ankle sprains and fractures to the most complex reconstructive surgery and limb salvage of the foot and ankle.
Browse our own collection of foot and ankle related publications below.
|Posterior tibial tendonitis/rupture
Use of the Cobb Procedure
Posterior tibial tendon problems are common among women ages 30-50. This problem can often lead to collapse of the arch and chronic pain. Learn more about our revolutionary treatment to this problem
|Ankle arthroscopy an capsular shrinkage
Soft-Tissue Disorders of the Ankle
Ankle arthroscopy has revolutionized the diagnosis and treatment of ankle pain and symptomatology. This article gives an overview of ankle arthroscopy, its uses and a current therapy for lateral ankle instability involving capsular shrinkage.
Diabetic Neuropathy and Peripheral Nerve Surgery
An article detailing diabetic neuropathy and nerve compression surgery for relief of diabetic nerve pain.
|Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Compression of the Tibial Nerve and its Associated Tunnels
A comprehensive article detailing the work up, causes and treatment of tarsal tunnel syndrome.
A Guide to Treating Ankle Sprains From Start to Finish
An article detailing the treatment of acute ankle sprains and chronic ankle instability and associated problems.
|Lateral Column Pain
A Guide to Understanding and Treating Lateral Column Pain
An article detailing treatment options for lateral foot and ankle pain.
|Block Distraction Calcaneal Arthrodesis
Block Distraction Arthrodesis for the Treatment of Failed Calcaneal Fracture
An article detailing the treatment of failed or neglected calcaneal fractures with arthritic changes.
|Detecting Potential Causes of Chronic Ankle Pain
Detecting the Cause of Chronic Ankle Pain
An article detailing the potential cause(s) of chronic ankle pain and instability
|Treating Avascular Necrosis of the Metatarsal Head
Essential Insights on Treating Frieberg's Infraction
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|Treatment of Forefoot Disorders
An article about Forefoot surgery including bunion, hammertoe and neuroma surgery.
|Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus
How to Address Osteochondral Lesions
A state of the art and up to date guide article to the diagnosis and treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus including arthroscopic and graft transplant options.
|How to Treat Plantar Plate and Crossover Toe Syndromes
How to Conquer Crossover Second Toe Syndrome
A comprehensive guide to the treatment of plantar plate tears and their potential untreated outcome of crossover toe syndrome.
|Pediatric Flatfoot Correction due to Tarsal Coalition
How to Detect and Treat Tarsal Coalitions
A guide to the treatment of tarsal coalitions, a common cause of painful pediatric flat foot.
|The Painful 2nd Metatarsal
How to Detect Second Metatarsal Pain
A guide to detecting and treating 2nd metatarsal pain.
|Osteochondral Lesion of the Talus
How to Diagnose and Treat osteochondral lesions of the talus
A guide to osteochondral lesions of the talus and their potential treatment options.
|The Painful Neuroma
How to Diagnose and Treat Interdigital Neuritis and Morton's Neuroma Pain
A guide to the work up and some of the treatment options of morton's neuroma pain.
|Hallux Varus Complication Treatment Following Bunion Surgery
How to Manage Postoperative Hallux Varus
A guide to the treatment of hallux varus deformity following over correction of hallux valgus bunion deformity
|Retrocalcaneal Spur and Achilles Tendinosis Pain
How to Master Posterior Heel Disorders
A guide to treatment options for retrocalcaneal posterior heel pain and insertional achilles tendonitis/tendinosis.
|Ankle Arthritis Treatments in Young Patients
How to Treat an Arthritic Ankle in a Young Patient
A comprehensive guide to the treatment of ankle arthritis in young adults.
|The Painful and Arthritis Lessor Metatarsal/Toe Region
How to Treat the Arthritic Lesser MPJ
A comprehensive guide to the treatment of arthritis metatarsal and their associated toes.
|A Guide to Posterior Flexor Hallucis Longus Compression Syndrome
Identifying a Dancer's Chronic Ankle Pain
A guide to a lessor known source of pain in the posterior ankle.
|Morton's neuroma and interdigital compression syndrome pain
Intermetatarsal Compression Neuritis
A guide to the treatment of compression syndrome and neuroma pain.
|Plantar Plate Repair
Is Plantar Plate Repair More Effective Than Flexor Tendon Transfer
A guide to repair of the plantar plate with pros and cons of primary repair or flexor tendon transfer options.
|Achilles Tendinosis Treatment Options
Key Insights for Diagnosing and Treating Tendinosis
A guide to the improving options in the treatment of scar tissue tendinosis in the achilles complex.
|Lapidus Bunion Surgery
Lapidus Bunionectomy- Arthrodesis of the First Metatarsocunieform
A comprehensive guide to the Lapidus bunionectomy including surgical outcomes and reasoning why it is an excellent option for bunion surgery.
|Fusion of the Arthritis Lateral Column
Lateral Column Fusion
A guide to fusion of the lateral column of foot.
|Arthrodesis of the Midfoot
A guide to fusion of the midfoot in both post traumatic and arthritic cases of pain and deformity.
|Chronic Ankle Instability
Managing Chronic Pain After an Ankle Sprain
A guide to the diagnosis and treatment of chronic ankle instability, its causes and differing treatment options.
|The Diagnosis and Treatment of Peroneal Tendon Injury Following Ankle Injury
Persistent Pain After Ankle Sprain- Peroneal Tendon Injury
Treatment and diagnosis of peroneal tendon injury due to an ankle sprain.
|Physical Therapy Following Nerve Surgery
Physical Therapy Following Peripheral Nerve Surgeries
A guide to physical therapy treatment of nerve surgery cases.
|Posterior Ankle Pain
Pinpointing the Cause of Posterior Ankle Pain
A guide to the diagnosis and treatment of posterior ankle pain.
|Neurosensory Testing of Peripheral Nerve Compression Syndrome
Quantitative Sensory Testing
A guide to the use of the PSSD testing for nerve compression syndrome pain.
|Lapidus Bunionectomy Surgery
Is the Lapidus the Ideal Bunion Surgery
The Lapidus bunion surgery is explained and detailed with a comprehensive thinking behind the surgical procedure and why it is an excellent option for bunion cases.
|Soft Tissue Disorders of the Ankle
Soft-Tissue Disorder of the Ankle-A comprehensive Arthroscopic Guide
A guide to arthroscopy of the ankle and arthroscopic treatment of soft tissue disorders about the ankle.
|Peripheral Nerve Surgery in Diabetic Patients
Surgical Decompression for Painful Diabetic Peripheral Nerve
A guide to the work up and surgical treatment options of diabetic neuropathy and nerve compression.
|Tarsal tunnel Syndrome
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome- A Compression Neuropathy Involving Four Tunnels
A guide to tarsal tunnel syndrome and the release of the four tunnels involved in the disorder.
|Rheumatoid Deformity Correction in the Young Patient
Treating Severe Deformity in Young Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Correction of forefoot deformity options in the young rheumatoid patient
|Diabetic Foot Ulcer
When a Blister Becomes an Ulcer- The Perils of Insufficient testing
A guide to the early and comprehensive treatment of diabetic foot ulcers and vascular problems
|Achilles Tendonitis/Achilles Tendinosis
When Achilles Tendonitis is not Caused by a Tight Achilles
Causes and treatment of achilles tendon problems
|Posterior Tibial Tendon Tear with Lateral Foot and Ankle Pain
When Medial Foot Problems have Lateral Symptoms
A guide to the potential source of lateral ankle pain being due to posterior tibial tendon tear and arch collapse.
When Neurosensory Testing Can Help Pinpoint the Cause of Nerve Pain
A guide to the use of the PSSD neurosensory test for the diagnosis of peripheral nerve pain.
|Plantar Plate Tear
When Second MPJ Overload Occurs Without Hammertoe Deformity
A guide to the diagnosis and treatment of plantar plate tears.
|Hallux Limitus and Sesamoid Arthritis
When Sesamoid Pain Complicates Hallux Limitus Cases
Hallux limitus and potential arthritis of the sesamoid complex.
Why the Lapidus Procedure is Ideal for Bunions
Thinking behind why the Lapidus bunionectomy may be the ideal bunion surgery.
|Treating Plantar Fascitis
A Closer Look At A New Algorithm For Treating Plantar Fascitis
Different Treatment for Plantar Fascitis
|Essential Insights on Flexor Tendon Transfers
Essential Insights on Flexor Tendon Transfers
Different Procedures on Hammertoe Repairs
|Pediatric and Adult Flatfoot
Key Insights on Surgical Correction of Pediatric and Adult Flatfoot
Surgical Correction of Pediatric and Adult Flatfoot
Key Insight on the Role of Equinus in Foot Pain
Lack of movement in the ankle due to tightness of Achilles tendon or Gastrocnemius Complex
|Adult-Acquired Flatfoot Deformity
Key Insight on Treating Early Adult-Acquired Flatfoot Deformity
Possible treatments for early onset of flatfoot deformity
Key Insight on Treating Hallux Limitus
Techniques for treating Hallux Limitus
Metatarsal Head Resurfacing: Does It Have A Place in Treating Hallux Limitus/Rigidus?
Techniques in Treating Hallux Limitus and Hallux Rigidus
|Has Intraoperative Nerve Testing Reinvented Our Approach To Tarsal Tunnel And Nerve Surgery?
Key information for tarsal tunnel
Tarsal tunnel surgery improved with intra-operative nerve testing.
|Emerging Insights On Treating The Painful Achilles
Achilles treatment options
Improved care of the Achilles with Topaz treatment
|Hammertoe Surgery: Can Emerging Advances In Fixation Have An Impact?
Hammertoe correction options
Hammertoe correction options with improved long term options
|Current Concepts In Treating Chronic Ankle Instability
Ankle stabilization treatments with improved long term stability
|Inside Insights On Ankle Replacement Surgery
Ankle replacement options
Key insights into ankle replacement options with 3 replacements discussed
|How To Get Better Results With Bunion Surgery
Bunion surgery improvements
How to have a good bunion surgery outcome
|Key Insights On The Role Of Equinus In Foot Pain
How to deal with a tight calf and Achilles?
Achilles tendon and calf muscle treament options.