I needed foot surgery but have been putting it off for years out of fear of pain. I went to see Podiatrist Dr. Alissa Redding. She was kind, gentle, and reassuring with regards to the procedure. She took the time to answer all of my questions, putting me at ease. The OR staff was also great! Everyone was kind and attentive to my every need. They were outstanding. I had no pain and was up and around doing things right away. I am doing great and feel a lot was gained with no pain. You have an outstanding podiatry department and facility. I will be recommending Glacial Ridge Hospital to others.
Welcome Relief for Your Feet
Comprehensive foot and ankle care services are just steps away at Glacial Ridge Health System. Podiatry is the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle. The foot and ankle is a complex area of the human skeletal system. Your feet have more than 100 muscles, ligaments and tendons, and more than a quarter of your body’s bones. Obtaining expertise in this region of the body requires years of training, education, and practice by a podiatrist.
Our in-house podiatrist, Alissa Redding, DPM, has diverse experience assisting patients of all ages. Her expertise lies in diagnosing and treating injuries and conditions of the foot and ankle. Dr. Redding’s practice philosophy places emphasis on collaborating with her patients and considering their overall health, expectations, and lifestyles. With her extensive experience, Dr. Redding will determine the cause of the ailment and then develop a customized treatment plan that may include prescribed medications, physical therapy, bracing, or surgery to correct the problem.
From Diabetic Care to Plantar Fasciitis, and More
Dr. Redding’s medical interests include diabetic care, wound care, plantar fasciitis treatment, and all aspects of foot and ankle surgery—bringing much-needed foot, ankle, or heel pain relief.
Dr. Redding’s services and treatments include (but are not limited to):
- Abscesses, hematomas, and cellulitis
- Amputation of toe or forefoot
- Arthroscopy of foot or ankle
- Athletes foot
- Bone spurs, including heel spurs
- Corns and callouses
- Diabetic foot care
- Flat foot or fallen arches
- Foot and ankle injuries
- Foot ulcers
- Foreign body removal
- Fractures of foot or ankle
- Fusion of toes, foot, or ankle
- Ingrown toenails
- Toenail care
- Toenail removal
- Toenail – plate debridement and resection – partial or complete
- Pain – foot, ankle, nerve, or heel pain
- Plantar fasciitis – Tenex procedure
- Simple laceration repair
- Skin and skin substitute graphs
- Surgery of the foot and ankle
- Wart removal
- Wound care
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