Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon in Marbella

Foot and ankle unit

Directly or indirectly, 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 an ankle and foot orthopaedic specialist in Marbella, capable of treating the different foot and/or ankle pathologies that may arise in an appropriate and personalised manner.

Foot and ankle hospital

Our Marbella Hospital has the best doctors in Malaga to treat any problems in these limbs and joints.

Foot and Ankle Pain

We also have the technological equipment specialised in ankle and foot for the diagnosis and treatment of the different pathologies that a patient may suffer. All of this, together with a team of orthopaedic doctors specialising in feet, has made our hospital specialising in orthopaedics a reference on the Costa del Sol.

Trauma surgeons and foot surgeons

At Hospital Ochoa we are proud to have some of the best foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons in the country. His extensive knowledge and experience is the best guarantee for treating bunions, hammer toes, claw toes or metatarsalgia with minimally invasive surgery, as well as ankle instability or sprains, fractures and Achilles tendon injuries, are some of the injuries and problems we treat.

In short, we are at your disposal to treat this complex joint, which often suffers direct damage or overload, especially in athletes and younger people, chronic wear and tear, degenerative processes such as Morton’s neuroma, or cartilage lesions. Meet our foot and ankle doctors.

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,
  • Arthroscopy
  • Treatment of chondral lesions
  • Treatments with perforations
  • Joint protection

Frequently asked questions in foot and ankle traumatology

Frequently asked questions about foot and ankle pain.

What is plantar fasciitis?

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.

Which specialist treats plantar fasciitis?

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.

Recovery from plantar fasciitis surgery

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.

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