Foot pain and Foot Injury

As one of the country’s top ranked orthopaedic centers, Duke specialists in Raleigh and Durham provide advanced treatment options for every source of foot pain and injury. We also test promising emerging foot therapies and implants to get you back to your active life.

Leaders in Foot Injury Treatment

An active life requires feet that work well and are free of pain. Our team of foot specialists provides treatment options for a full roster of foot-related pain and foot injuries that can side-line you from your favorite activity. The common conditions we treat include bunions, claw toes, diabetic foot, foot fractures, foot arthritis, hammer toe, heel pain, heel spurs, ligament and tendon injury, plantar fasciitis, rheumatoid foot disorders, and sports-related foot injuries.

People choose Duke for their foot care because we offer:

  • Less pain, greater function. Our orthopaedic surgeons use bone and tissue grafts to repair damage to the foot. These new techniques may result in less pain and better function. Duke is an early adopter of hammer toe implants and other novel devices for the treatment of foot and toe disorders.
  • 24-hour access. If you need orthopedic care fast due to pain or injury we offer 24-hour access to appointments. In many cases, an orthopaedic provider may see you the same day you call for an appointment. Learn more about obtaining an appointment within the next 24 hours.
  • Orthopaedic urgent care. If you need immediate care for an injury, Duke Orthopaedics Urgent Care offers orthopaedic-specific care at two convenient locations seven days a week. You will experience the convenience of fast service with no long waits and no unnecessary exposure to sick people.
  • Skilled experts on your team. Our orthopaedic and plastic surgeons combine their skills and expertise to perform complex procedures. Our orthopaedic program is consistently ranked as one of the top in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Dedicated physical therapy. Our physical therapists focus exclusively on foot and ankle injuries and rehabilitation and work in tandem with your doctor to devise a personalized rehabilitation plan that includes sport-specific therapy.



Because the exact source of foot pain is not always obvious, our doctors may use a variety of tests to diagnose your foot condition.

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