The human foot and ankle contain 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments that work in unison to help support the weight of our bodies. Thus, when the foot or ankle is injured, it often requires highly specialized care to restore maximum function and movement.
Our foot and ankle doctors at Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine have advanced specialty training specifically in the foot and ankle in addition to their education of the entire musculoskeletal system. With vast experience and expertise, our foot doctors, Lyle T. Jackson Jr., MD, Michael C. Koester, MD, and Denise D. Routhier, MD, are highly respected and skilled at assessing, diagnosing, and treating a wide range of foot injuries and conditions.
Considering the vital role our feet can play in our day-to-day activities, you should seek the consultation and care of a specialty-trained foot and ankle physician if you're experiencing any of the following signs or symptoms:
At Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, our specialty-trained orthopedic foot surgeons and doctor are dedicated to a multidisciplinary approach to treating foot injuries. Our doctors will work with you to diagnose your foot condition or injury as well as design a personalized, patient-centered treatment plan that is focused on your unique needs. If conservative treatments or foot surgery is discussed, our medical experts will thoroughly explain your condition or injury, the treatment options available to you, and address any questions you may have.
To schedule an appointment with one of our foot specialists at Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at our Eugene or RiverBend Pavilion locations, please call (541) 743-4102 or request an appointment online.