There are many conditions that can affect the ankle or hindfoot. Sometimes these are tendon problems but can also include ligaments, joints and other soft tissue structures.
Sprains of the foot can be the result of direct injuries or from the shape or posture of the foot and lower leg. These injuries can, if not correctly assessed and managed, lead to chronic problems such as arthritis to the ankle joint. Read more >>
Achilles tendon injuries are a common foot problem. It usually causes pain, stiffness and swelling near where the tendon inserts into the heel. It can start slowly, and develop over a period of time. Read more >>
This is an operation to "fuse" or stiffen a joint in the middle part of the foot. It fuses together two bones, the talus and the navicular bone - hence "talonavicular fusion. Read more >>