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for Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines 1) NSAIDS
2) Activity modification
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit None
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1)Orthotics and braces are effective at decreasing the pain and discomfort from arthritis.
2)Surgery can be performed to alleviate the pain.
3)Ankle replacement can be performed in certain circumstances.
Appointment Timeframe 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 Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-998-6541
Clinic Location Sites Ann Arbor - South Main Orthopedics
UM Consulting Physician James Robert Holmes MD
Todd Andrew Irwin MD
Revised on: 01/14/2015