Foot and ankle unit
There are a multitude of injuries that can affect both the foot and the ankle. In the event of any type of abnormal situation, or foot or ankle pain, it is necessary to have the experience and professionalism of a specialist traumatologist, capable of treating the different pathologies that may arise.
Foot or ankle pain
Pain in a foot or ankle can be very uncomfortable. It is essential to diagnose and treat the different pathologies that a patient may suffer as soon as possible. At Hospital Ochoa, pathologies such as bunions, claw toes or metatarsalgia are treated with minimally invasive surgery.
Hospital specialising in foot and ankle
Trauma surgeons specialising in feet and ankle surgery
At Hospital Ochoa we have an arthroscopy team available for patients whose joints are affected and extensive experience in the treatment of hallux valgus, rigid varus, metatarsalgia, claw or hammer toes, heel spurs by means of percutaneous surgery.
At the ankle level, bone areas are filed down and chondral lesions are treated, perforation treatments and joint fitting.
Our team of orthopaedic doctors in Marbella specialised in feet, have made our hospital a reference in the province of Malaga.
Specialisation in treatments
At Hospital Ochoa Marbella we have a team specialised in the treatment and surgery of the foot and ankle. We offer treatments such as:
- Soft tissue injuries such as bursitis, sprains, plantar fasciitis, tendonitis, etc.
- Bone injuries such as fallen arches, chondropathy, hammertoes, calcaneus, fractures, bunions, dislocations, metatarsalgia, osteochondritis,
- Treatment of chondral lesions
- Treatments with perforations
- Joint protection
Specialists in Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon in Marbella
Frequently asked questions in foot and ankle traumatology
Frequently asked questions about foot and ankle pain.
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common injuries in runners, the result of repeated impacts on the feet. Weight, height, age, having one leg shorter than the other, and especially the type of stride, are other factors that influence what is the most frequent cause of heel pain.
It is an injury that represents 10% of all injuries in runners.
Specifically, plantar fasciitis occurs when there is inflammation due to overloading of the plantar aponeurosis, the tissue that connects the heel to the toes and creates the arch of the foot. In this respect, plantar fasciitis is a disabling, recurrent injury that tends to become chronic, and it is vital to treat it at the first symptoms, as once established, the solution becomes more complex.
In terms of treatment for plantar fasciitis, the podiatrist is the most appropriate professional to treat your condition, given that it is a pathology that originates from
due to mechanical disturbance. In the acute phase, various professionals may be involved in treating plantar fascia inflammation, such as a foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon.
As we said, plantar fasciitis is an ailment that can be complicated to cure and, if not treated in time, can become a chronic problem. Nowadays there are treatments that can be carried out at home, or that need to be performed by a specialist.
If plantar fasciitis surgery is necessary, recovery to normal life must be done progressively, and always in coordination with the specialist in case the insoles have to be readapted to the new situation.
Recovery can take days, weeks or even months in very chronic cases. This is accompanied by progressive training of strength, endurance and proprioception to avoid pain in the stride.