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Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery services offered in Provo, UT

If you have foot and ankle issues that aren’t improving with conservative solutions, minimally invasive surgery might be your next step. At Hammond Foot and Ankle in Provo, Utah, board-certified podiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Hammond, DPM, offers superior minimally invasive surgery techniques to improve the health of your feet and ankles. To learn more, schedule an appointment today by phone or online.

Minimally Invasive Surgery Q & A

What is minimally invasive surgery for the foot and ankle?

Foot and ankle minimally invasive surgery is a cutting-edge technique designed to treat a wide spectrum of foot and ankle conditions with precision and minimal disruption. Unlike traditional open surgeries that involve larger incisions, this approach utilizes specialized instruments and tiny incisions to access and repair the affected area.

What types of issues can minimally invasive surgery address?

Minimally invasive surgery at Hammond Foot and Ankle can effectively address many foot and ankle issues, including:

  • Bunions: corrects misalignment of the big toe joint
  • Hammertoes: restores normal toe alignment
  • Heel spurs: removes excess bone causing heel pain
  • Plantar fasciitis: releases tension in the plantar fascia
  • Achilles tendon disorders: repairs tendon tears or inflammation
  • Ankle arthritis: cleans and repairs damaged joint tissues
  • Neuromas: removes painful nerve growths
  • Cysts and tumors: excises abnormal growths

Dr. Hammond can give you a comprehensive evaluation and determine if minimally invasive surgery can address your issues.

When is foot and ankle minimally invasive surgery necessary?

This advanced surgical approach becomes necessary when conservative treatments fail to provide relief or when the severity of the condition requires more targeted intervention. Your podiatrist at Hammond Foot and Ankle carefully evaluates your situation to determine if minimally invasive surgery is right for you.

What are the benefits of minimally invasive surgery?

Opting for minimally invasive surgery offers a host of advantages that make it an appealing choice for many patients:

  • Smaller incisions
  • Faster recovery
  • Less pain
  • Lower risk of complications
  • Preservation of healthy tissues
  • Enhanced cosmetic outcome

Embracing the benefits of minimally invasive surgery means taking a proactive step toward addressing your foot and ankle issues while minimizing the impact on your daily life.

Hammond Foot and Ankle offers a transformative foot and ankle care approach through minimally invasive surgery. Whether you're dealing with bunions, heel pain, or other foot and ankle concerns, this advanced technique provides effective results with less disruption. By choosing minimally invasive surgery, you're choosing a path to quicker recovery, reduced discomfort, and restored mobility. 

To find out if minimally invasive surgery can improve the health of your feet and ankles, call or book an appointment online today.