Experience Excellence at the Region’s Most Preferred Orthopedic Practice
At Advanced Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, our specialty-trained ankle doctors and surgeons are dedicated leaders who are committed to providing excellence in orthopedic ankle care that is focused on you.
As some of the most highly respected ankle specialists in the region, our fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon, Dr. Joseph A. Polio, and our podiatrist, Dr. Glenn Henning, along with our specialty-trained ankle experts, Dr. Charles Milem, Dr. Keith Moore, Dr. William Martin, Dr. Joseph L. Polio, Dr. Geoffrey Hulse, and Dr. Bryce Meredith, are committed to providing outstanding, patient-centered care to each of our patients. With years of experience and training, our ankle specialists excel in thoroughly and accurately assessing, diagnosing, and treating ankle injuries as well as other conditions that can develop in the foot and ankle such as common foot conditions or bunions. Our ankle and foot doctors also offer a wide variety of traditional nonoperative treatment methods as well as state-of-the-art surgeries, including arthroscopic surgery, fracture repair, ankle replacement, and ankle fusion.
No matter what ankle injury or condition is keeping you from enjoying an active life, you can count on our ankle doctors to provide the compassionate, individualized ankle treatments you need to get back to the activities you love.
When to See an Ankle Specialist
If you have been experiencing any of the following signs or symptoms for more than a few days, we recommend that you schedule an appointment with one of our ankle specialists.
- Ankle collapses when weight-bearing
- Ankle is swollen and warm
- Ankle joint feels unstable
- Feelings of ankle sprain or strain
- Foot issues or foot pain that is affecting your ankle
- Heel bone pain
- Lower leg pain
- Pain when you bend or flex your foot or toes
- Stiffness in your joint
- Visible bruising around your ankle
Our specialty-trained doctors will work with you to diagnose your ankle condition or injury and then design a treatment plan specifically for you. Orthopedic foot and ankle problems our specialists see include:
- Achilles tendon or ligament injuries
- Ankle deformities
- Cartilage damage
- Ankle fractures
- Ligament damage
- Plantar fasciitis
- Sports-related injuries
- Tendon ruptures
- Types of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis