Connecticut's Top Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Specialists

Locations throughout Fairfield County, including Trumbull, Shelton, Fairfield, Stratford, and Westport.

Connecticut's Top Orthopedic Group

Awarded Foot & Ankle Specialists

With 17 Orthopedic and Sports Medicine providers, there is no need to travel far from home to get excellent orthopedic and musculoskeletal care.

 

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Our Foot & Ankle Program

For those suffering from chronic foot or ankle pain due to injury or arthritis, the comprehensive foot and ankle team at OSM utilizes the expertise of Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeons and Sports Medicine Specialists to foot and ankle conditions. Our patient centered approach ensures that each patient’s care plan is based on their lifestyle, activities and goals. Our team will collaborate to explore all treatment options including non-surgical treatment, minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgical treatment or physical therapy. If surgery is recommended, OSM offers the most advanced minimally invasive surgical treatment options anywhere in Connecticut.

Conditions:
Achilles Tendon Tendonitis / Tear
The Achilles Tendon stretches from the heel into the calves and helps the foot extend and point toes downward. This tendon can become damaged due to repetitive strain or sudden injury and is common among athletes.  The tendon may become inflamed or irritated, known as Achilles Tendonitis, and cause pain and weakness.  In other instances, a sudden impact or injury can cause the tendon to tear (partially or completely) which results in immediate pain, bruising and swelling.
Ankle Fracture
The ankle is made up of 3 separate bones (tibia, fibula, and talus) that come together to form the ankle joint.  When one of these bones is stressed past its intended capacity the bone can fracture.  This most often occurs as a result of rolling the ankle too far in either direction or due to sudden trauma to the ankle.  In many instances, the ligaments of the ankle can also be damaged when a fracture occurs.
Plantar Fasciitis
The Plantar Fascia is the thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of the foot from the heel to the base of the toes.  When this tissues becomes irritated or damaged it can cause pain in the heel or across the bottom of the foot.  This injury is common among athletes and is often made worse with walking or activity.  This pain is often most severe in the morning but can be persistent throughout the day.
Treatments:
Physical Therapy
Physical therapy is an integral part of the treatment of orthopaedic and sports injuries. At OSM, our providers work closely with one another to provide the ideal care for each patient.  Many times, physical therapy is used in conjunction with therapeutic injections to maximize pain relief and strengthening.
Achilles Tendon Repair
The goal of this procedure is to repair the damaged Achilles Tendon using sutures and/or small screws to reattach and strengthen the damaged tendon.  During this procedure, a small incision is made at the back of the heel.  Next, the surgeon will remove any loose fragments of bone or tendon that may be causing pain.   Next, the Achilles Tendon is sewn back together and reattached to the ankle bone to increase stability.
Ankle Arthroscopy
Arthroscopic Ankle Procedures are used to treat a variety of ankle injuries, including tendon and ligament injuries and Ankle Arthritis.  During an arthroscopic ankle procedure a small hole(s) is made around the ankle and a small camera, known as an arthroscope, is inserted into the ankle.  Once the arthroscope is inserted, the surgeon can identify the damaged area of the ankle and remove excess cartilage or bone fragments.  In other instances, the surgeon may repair the ligaments and tendons of the ankle utilizing small sutures or screws.

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Dr. Feldman Testimonial

Dr. Feldman was great with my plantar fasciitis, and ultimately I was cured. He always took time to listen to me and discuss various options.
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Dr. Spak Testimonial

Dr. Spak was wonderful with my 85 year old dad. I thought he was very compassionate and a very nice guy. He is a good listener, and answered all of our questions. I would absolutely recommend him.
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Dr, Feldman Testimonial

Dr. Feldman treated me for a fracture, and I found him to be very knowledgeable, polite, and professional at every visit. He diagnosed the fracture when previous doctors had failed to do so, and by following his recommendations, it healed exactly as he said it would. I would definitely recommend him.

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5 Convenient Locations
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Trumbull Office

888 White Plains Road
Trumbull, CT 06611

Shelton Office

100 Beard Sawmill Road
Shelton, CT 06484

Stratford Office

2499 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

Fairfield Office

1055 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Westport

1800 Post Road East
Westport, CT 06880

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