By Big Sky Foot and Ankle Institute
November 30, 2021
Category: Foot Conditions
Tags: Ankle Pain  

Healthy feet and ankles are essential to your health, wellness, and productivity. When you are experiencing foot or ankle pain in Butte, MT, Bozeman, MT, or Anaconda, MT  it is imperative that you have these problems treated as soon as possible. Dr. Dallin Greene and Dr. Nathan Judd of Big Sky Foot and Ankle Institute are to help. 

Understanding Ankle and Foot Pain

Ankle and foot pain can have many causes. Understanding the origin of your pain will be necessary to find the appropriate treatments for you. With state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, we will be able to pinpoint the exact locations and causes of your pain. 

Ankle and foot pain can be a result of injuries or ongoing pain issues. Some issues which can cause foot and ankle pain in Bozeman, MT can be:

  • Arthritis 
  • Tendon issues 
  • Tarsal syndrome
  • Plantar fasciitis 
  • Other disorders 

What Treatments Are Available?

When you visit the podiatrist, you will be evaluated for your overall health and wellness. Your medical history will be examined and diagnostics will be done to determine the cause and location of your ankle or foot pain. Once this information has been gathered, the doctor will be able to develop a treatment plan that is right for you. There are several treatments available for dealing with these pain issues. Here are a few treatment options which might be offered.

  • Pain injections- This treatment method utilizes injections of pain medications directly into the affected area. 
  • Shockwave therapy- This therapy uses laser technology to stimulate the body's own healing processes to reduce pain and inflammation. 
  • Physical therapy- Physical therapy can be very helpful following an injury. This type of treatment will help to retrain the muscles and tendons. Physical therapy is a great way to regain mobility and productivity following a surgery or injury. 

If you would like to learn more about our services or to discuss foot and ankle pain in Bozeman, MT, Butte, MT, or Anaconda, MT, please contact Dr. Greene and Dr. Judd at Big Sky Foot and Ankle Institute, at 406-782-2278.