Foot and Ankle
Dr. Ruth Thomas director of the Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery, is a fellowship-trained surgeon with expertise in problems of the foot and ankle, including trauma.
Many people assume that foot and ankle pain is an inevitable side effect of aging or participating in sports. If you are experiencing chronic foot or ankle pain, you don’t have to suffer needlessly.
The Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery at UAMS is devoted to providing comprehensive personalized treatments of the foot and ankle. These services include cutting-edge inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures as well as conservative management on an outpatient basis.
Conditions treated at the Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery include:
- Acute foot and ankle fractures
- Ankle and foot sprains
- Bunions, hammertoes and neuromas
- Arthritis of the foot and ankle
- Tendon disorders
- Heel pain
- Diabetic foot disease
- Foot deformities secondary to residual clubfoot deformities, neurological disease or previous trauma
If you need to see a specialist at the UAMS Center for Foot and Ankle Surgery, please ask your primary care physician for a referral, and bring all pertinent medical records, x-rays and other important information with you to your first visit. UAMS also offers primary care treatment for patients who need a referral.
Please contact our Orthopedics Clinic for more on our services and how to make an appointment.