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Internationally recognized, the Foot and Ankle department at OrthoCarolina sees patients from across the southeast. In addition to foot and ankle trauma and common pediatric conditions, we also specialize in the proper diagnosis and treatment of heel pain, nerve disorders (such as tarsal tunnel syndrome) and tumors of the foot and ankle.

Our Foot and Ankle physicians will work with you to diagnose your condition and develop a unique, comprehensive treatment plan that meets your specific needs to get you back to living a pain-free life.

    What is Clubfoot?

    The medical term for clubfoot is talipes equinovarus and this describes the position of the foot. The feet are pointed down (equinus) and inward (varus).

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    What are flat feet?

    Flat feet are a condition in which the foot doesn't have a normal arch. It may affect one foot or both feet.

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    Intoeing Causes & Treatment

    In-toeing is a pattern of walking in which the toes point inward instead of straight forward. There are varying degrees of in-toeing, some being mild and others being severe.

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    Lateral ankle reconstruction (Brostrom) using the Arthrex Internal Brace. Kent Ellington, MD.

    Lateral ankle reconstruction (Brostrom) using the Arthrex Internal Brace. Kent Ellington, MD.

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    Athlete with a foot injury? Call Dr. Bob

    If you’re a high-profile athlete and you have a foot or ankle injury, there’s really no debate. You go see Dr. Bob.

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    Plantar Fasciitis: What to Know

    Plantar fasciitis affects nearly 2 million Americans each year, with over 10% of the population suffering from this condition at some point over their lifetime.

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    Common Foot Conditions Treated with Orthotics

    OrthoCarolina providers can refer patients to Performance Orthotics

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    What is Arthritis of the Foot?

    Arthritis is very common in middle age and we see it often in the foot.

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    How Orthotics Can Help Your Feet

    Faulty alignment in your feet can create havoc and pain in the entire body...

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