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Consult Request Guidelines
for Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
2) Activity modification
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
Orthotics and braces are effective at decreasing the pain and discomfort from arthritis.
Surgery can be performed to alleviate the pain.
Ankle replacement can be performed in certain circumstances.
Within 6 weeks
How to Get Results to Consultant
UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Patients must obtain and hand carry hardcopy radiographic studies (MRI/CT/X-rays)
Clinic Contact Information
Clinic Location Sites
Ann Arbor - South Main Orthopedics
UM Consulting Physician
James Robert Holmes MD
Todd Andrew Irwin MD