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Foot Pain and Reconstructive Surgery

Foot Pain Specialist in Fairport and Rochester

Dr. DiPrima has over 30 years of experience as a licensed podiatrist. He knows the damage that chronic foot pain can have on a persons life. If you've need help with hammertoes, heel spurs, ingrown toenails, Plantar Fasciitis, or any other painful foot problems call us today at 585-249-0020 to schedule your free consultation.

Reconstructive foot surgery

Some of our patients opt for reconstructive foot surgery. This surgery is minimally invasive and requires little time to heal. If you suffer from any of the following problems reconstructive foot surgery may be a good option for you:
  • Heel or arch pain- Irritation of the ligament running along the bottom of the foot
  • Flat feet- Malignment of the bones causing abnormal stress on the bones and tendons. 
  • Bunions- An enlargement of bone along the big toe or the little toe. 
  • Hammer Toes- Abnormal contraction of the toe causing them to rub in shoes. 
  • Bone Spurs- Prominent bone causing pressure and pain when walking
  • Arthritis- Loss of cartilage and joint breakdown causing stiffness and loss of joint motion
  • Fractures- A break in the bone usually due to trauma or overuse. 
  • Neuroma / Interdigital Nerve Pain- nerve inflammation and pain between the toes. 
  • Corns &Calluses- painful skin buildup secondary to abnormal shoe pressure. 
  • Ingrown nails-painful swelling or infection when the nail invades adjacent skin.
  • Warts- painful circular growths on the toes or bottom of the foot caused by a virus.  
Call us today and schedule a consultation to see if reconstructive foot surgery is right for you.
Foot pain specialist bandaging patient's foot in Fairport, NY
Call today to see if reconstructive foot surgery is right for you!

Heel and arch pain

Heel and arch pain is a common complaint from many of our patients. Plantar fasciitis often attributed to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. Let us evaluate your arch pain and find the treatment that works best for you. Often times painful conditions like heel spurs can be treated with less invasive options like stretching exercises, orthotic devices, and physical therapy. One alternative option for heel pain is an outpatient procedure known as extracorporeal shock wave therapy. The procedure takes about 30 minutes and it painless. It allows strong shock waves to hit the heel area and it produces a healing response in the body.

Schedule your consultation today

If you're interested in finding out more about your own foot pain and treatment options, or discussing the benefits of reconstructive foot surgery please schedule your free consultation. What do you have to lose? We can be reached by phone at 585-249-0020 or by email at drdiprima@gmail.com. We look forward to meeting with you!

Frequently Asked Questions 

Why Surgery?

Conservative treatment of many foot and ankle problems often produces temporary relief of pain. If bony misalignment or pain persists, surgery is often the most definitive answer to provide long term relief. While surgery is not for everyone, Dr. DiPrima and his staff and tell you if are an appropriate surgical candidate. 

Is Foot Surgery Painful?

Believe it or not, the pain after most procedures is well controlled with anti-inflammatory and or pain medication to keep discomfort to a minimum. 

Is special care needed after surgery?

Some patients require post-operative care such as physical therapy to hasten healing. If your condition is caused by faulty alignment, custom orthotics are necessary to re-establish normal foot function otherwise the foot condition may return. 

Does Foot Surgery Require Hospitalization?

Rarely. Most surgical procedures are performed in the office or an out-patient setting under local or managed anesthesia. 

What Do I Wear on my foot after surgery?

Most patients have a bandage on their foot and a surgical shoe. Some procedures require a removable cast boot or a fiberglass cast. After sufficient healing, most patients resume wearing their usual footwear. 

Can diabetics and older patients have foot surgery?

Foot surgery is not contraindicated if diabetics are under good control. Older patients can undergo foot surgery if their overall health is good which can be determined after consultation with your primary care physician. 
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