Foot & Ankle Painful Conditions
The foot is a combination of mechanical complexity and structural strength. The foot also supports and balances the body as you stand, move, or raise from up. On the other hand, the ankle serves as a shock absorber as well as a propulsion engine. The ankle is in the form of a hinge and it is a joint that comprises a capsule containing fluid that nourishes and lubricates the joint facilitating motion between the foot and the leg.

The foot and the ankle consist of 33 joints, 26 small bones, more than 100 muscles, ligaments, and tendons, and lastly a network of blood vessels, nerves, soft tissue, and skin.

Foot & Ankle Pain
The foot is a complex mechanical structure with three main parts; the forefoot, midfoot, and hindfoot. It balances the body while providing support and mobility. Minor nuisance foot pain may come and go due to minor issues, but long-lasting or severe foot pain may indicate an underlying medical condition or injury that requires medical attention.

Ankle pain, on the other hand, can be felt in any part of the complex system of ligaments, muscles, tendons, and bones. Ankle injuries are the commonest cause of ankle pain and may occur with swelling, bruising, stiffness, or tenderness in or around the ankle.

Foot & Ankle Pain Treatment
Foot and Ankle pain is normally treated as per the cause as explained below;

This is a painful inflammation and stiffness of joints that can be caused by various types of degenerative joint conditions. Foot – Ankle Pain Treatment in India due to arthritis is initially treated with physiotherapy or oral drugs.

Bone Spurs
Also known as Osteophytes, these are bony projections that develop on the surface of the bone, commonly in the joints or on the spine. Bone spurs often result from osteoarthritis and normally cause swelling, pain, and tearing of the surrounding tissue and tendon.

Achilles Tendon Injury or Rupture
These occur when the tendon that connects the calf muscle to the heel bone becomes overstretched or completely ruptured. Symptoms include pain above the heel and at the back of the foot, swelling, and stiffness.

Fractures are created when the bone breaks and the pain intensifies as you move. These may result from accidents or injuries, and treatment of fractures requires an X-ray to locate the fracture and its extent. Also, your Foot – Ankle Pain Treatment Cost in India will be determined by the type of treatment suitable.

Author's Bio: 

Eva Hospital encompasses various modern orthopedic practices pioneered by the prominent orthopedic surgeon in Ludhiana “Dr. Tanveer Singh Bhutani”. Following his unshakable academic background in India, the doctor has worked with the leading orthopedic hospitals in India, including the Apollo group of hospitals in Ludhiana. To attain vast experience in the orthopedic sphere, he joined Ninewells Hospital, which is one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe. During his M.Ch, Dr. Bhutani specialized in Joint Replacement while attaining equal training in Knee Replacement, Hip Replacement, ACL reconstruction, arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction, sports injuries arthroscopy, elbow and ankle replacement surgeries.

One of his outstanding works was his thesis at “The University of Dundee” which was titled “A Comparative Study between bladed and studded football boots”, which he excelled at during his research. His research also included liaison between TORT, IMAR, and various prestigious football clubs in England and UK, not forgetting one of the most

popular football club “Manchester United”. Dr. Bhutani’s research was hand-picked by Staffordshire University for presentation at the Stafford International Conference on Clinical Biomechanics (SCCB), 2012. Dr.Bhutani received The Ian Kelly Award of Excellence by Prof. R.J. Abboud for outstanding performance in the M.Ch. Ortho course.

By mastering a number of advanced practices in the Orthopedic sphere, Dr. Bhutani is currently a lamp to the revolving orthopedic methodologies in India. Based at Eva Hospital in Ludhiana, Dr. Bhutani performs joint replacement and sports injuries related surgeries using world-class technologies. He offers the benefit of Oxinium knee replacement, a knee joint that is made of ceramic material, that offers 30 years implant life due to its durability and low wear rate.

His experience and extended training in the many European countries have laid a firm foundation for the current achievements that he is witnessing in the orthopedic field. It must also be noted that Dr. Bhutani is the first Indian Orthopedic surgeon to have won the prestigious SICOT International Traveling Scholarship.
Furthermore, Dr. Bhutani won an ESSKA International Traveling Scholarship, which provided him an opportunity to train from ATOS Klinik, Heidelberg, Germany, which is one of the best Joint Replacement and Arthroscopy centers in the world. In addition, Dr. Bhutani specialized in Unicondylar knee replacement, Total Knee Replacement, ACL reconstruction, and arthroscopic meniscal repair under the excellent guidance of Prof. Dr. Rainer Seibold and Prof. Dr. Hans Paessler.

Currently, Dr. Tanveer Singh Bhutani conducts his orthopedic tasks at Eva Hospital surrounded by a qualified, trained, and experienced team. Various facilities that render joint and knee replacement surgeries successful at Eva Hospital are facilities such as Computer Navigation, X-Rays, extensive diagnostic procedures, and modern knee and hip replacement practices and protocols that are followed at this specialty hospital.