Foot And Ankle Pain Specialist

Cascade Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center, P.C.

Orthopedic Surgery & Foot and Ankle Surgery located in Hood River, OR & The Dalles, OR

If you struggle with foot and ankle pain and want relief, rely on Cascade Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center, P.C. in The Dalles and Hood River, Oregon. Gregory Stanley, MD, MBA, FAAOS, and the multispeciality team here find the root cause of your discomfort and treat it to enhance healing and diminish pain. Call the office to schedule a visit or book an appointment online today.

Foot and Ankle Pain Q&A

What is foot and ankle pain?

Foot and ankle pain is a feeling of discomfort near your foot, ankle joint, or both. Injuries, chronic diseases, and age-related wear and tear can all contribute to foot and ankle discomfort. It could appear as:

  • Sharp discomfort
  • Dull aching
  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Burning discomfort
  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Decreased range of motion
  • Stiffness
  • Limited mobility

Foot and ankle pain can negatively affect your job, health, and overall quality of life. The team at Cascade Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center, P.C. can see you, at the first sign of severe or ongoing discomfort. 

What are common causes of foot and ankle pain?

Common causes of foot and ankle pain include:

  • Ankle sprains or strains
  • Fractures
  • Toe bunions
  • Hammertoes
  • Flat foot
  • Plantar warts 
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Corns
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis 
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Diabetic foot problems
  • Ankle instability or weakness
  • Ankle impingement
  • Cartilage injuries 
  • Tendonitis
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Hallux rigidus
  • Toenail pain
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Other sports-related injuries
  • Infections

You may have a foot or ankle injury from falling down, playing sports, rolling your ankle, poor blood sugar control, or getting injured at work. 

Cascade Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center, P.C. providers specialize in sports medicine and work with many workers’ compensation patients. 

How does my doctor diagnose the cause of foot and ankle pain?

To find out what’s causing foot or ankle pain, the team discusses your medical history and symptoms with you. Examining your feet and ankles they may recommend that you undergo blood tests, X-rays, ultrasounds, or other imaging procedures to diagnose your condition and develop an effective treatment plan.

What are common foot and ankle pain treatments?

Common foot and ankle pain treatments available at Cascade Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center, P.C. include:

Custom orthotics

Custom-fitted orthotics (shoe inserts) using a 3-D scanner can be precisely made to help decrease foot and ankle discomfort. 

Diabetic foot care

Cascade Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center, P.C. specialists treat ulcers and other diabetes-related foot problems to enhance healing and reduce your risk of serious complications. 

Bracing and casting

If you have a fracture, sprain, or another foot or ankle injury, bracing and casting is available onsite for ankle stabilization. 

Injections

Cascade Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center, P.C. provides stem cell, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), steroid, and cortisone and hyaluronic acid injections to speed up healing and diminish foot and ankle pain. 

Physical therapy

Undergoing physical therapy enhances healing after a foot or ankle injury and reduces the risk of future problems. The team works closely with local Physical Therapy clinics in managing your rehabilitation.

Surgery

Cascade Orthopedics & Sports Medicine center has providers that offer ankle arthroscopy, total ankle replacement, bunion surgery, hammertoe surgery, Achilles tendon repair, minimally invasive ankle fracture care, and other highly effective foot and ankle surgeries to alleviate pain and restore the structure and function of affected tissues. 

Don’t live with foot and ankle pain when highly effective pain-relieving solutions are within reach at Cascade Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center, P.C. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.