Foot and Ankle Specialist

How to Find the Best Foot & Ankle Specialist in Santa Ana CA

Foot and ankle injuries should be treated with surgery only as necessary. Surgery for a foot or ankle injury is only recommended as a last resort. Dr. Howard Marans first promotes a variety of conservative treatments available at OCOrthopedic+ such as:

  • Modifying footwear
  • Ortho/inserts
  • Bracing
  • Boot
  • Cast
  • Physical therapy
  • Injections
  • Medications

Dr. Howard Marans offers top rated surgery to correct the problem.

Foot and Ankle Injuries

Symptoms of feet and ankle injuries/medical conditions include:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Mobility difficulty

The feet and ankles bear the weight of your entire body. When physical therapy or other conservative treatment fails, Dr. Howard Marans offers top rated surgery to correct the problem. Treatment of severe injuries to your foot or ankle can involve a wide range of surgery techniques.

  • Tendon tear repairs
  • Ligament tear repairs
  • Open reduction and internal fixation on broken bones

Foot and Ankle Surgery Options

When the Doctor deems it is necessary to operate, he will recommend either:

Your Foot and Ankle

Your feet and ankles help you:

  • Walk
  • Stand
  • Jump
  • Run
  • Balance
  • Turn

Many injuries to the feet can occur as a result of:

  • Falls
  • Overuse
  • Wear and tear
  • Trauma

Common Foot and Ankle Injuries and Conditions

  • Achilles tendon tear
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Bunions
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Fractured ankle
  • Fractured calcaneus – heel bone fracture
  • Fractured toe

Foot and Ankle Specialist in Santa Ana, CA

Top rated foot and ankle surgery is provided by Dr. Marans, who has the education and clinical experience to repair and rehabilitate your injury.

  • Orthopedic Residency at the University of Toronto
  • Fellowship at Toronto’s Orthopedic and Arthritic Hospital
  • The Doctor completed his Sports Medicine studies at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in South Australia

OCOrthopedic+ offers:

Foot and Ankle Specialist Protocol

An experienced foot and ankle specialist begins with a precise diagnosis.

  • Medical history
  • Patient history of activity
  • Physical examination
  • X-Ray
  • MRI
  • Non-surgical therapies
  • Surgical remedies

Best Foot and Ankle Specialist

OCOrthopedic+ is a leading specialist in foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Howard Marans has over 20 years of providing his patients with whole body care and rehabilitation post-surgery.

The Doctor’s mission is to treat all patients in a professional, timely manner. Optimal outcomes depend on:

To schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Howard Marans, please click the icon below – or – call 714.979.8981.

How to Find a Top Foot and Ankle Specialist in Santa Ana CA

A common misconception many people suffering from foot and ankle pain have is that – if they consult with a specialist – surgery will be recommended. This is not true because in most cases, a recommendation for foot and ankle surgery is the last resort. There are many conservative treatments available at OCOrthopedic+ such as modifying footwear, ortho/inserts, bracing, boot, cast, physical therapy, injections, and medications.

Top Foot and Ankle Specialist

Symptoms of feet and ankle injuries/medical conditions include: pain, swelling, or mobility difficulty. Your feet and ankles bear the weight of your entire body. When physical therapy or other conservative treatment fails, Dr. Howard Marans offers top surgery to correct the problem. Treatment of severe injuries to your foot or ankle can involve a wide range of surgery techniques.

  • Tendon tear repairs
  • Ligament tear repairs
  • Open reduction and internal fixation on broken bones