The bones of the lower leg, the tibia and fibula, and the talus, or anklebone, meet in the subtalar joint in our ankle. This joint, along with many in the feet, is responsible for the motion that allows us to walk, run, jump, and be active. Accordingly, pain and other symptoms have a significant impact on our ability to attend work and school and enjoy leisure activities. If you or a loved one is experiencing discomfort in the foot or ankle, Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn of Newark, New Jersey’s Prospect Spine and Pain (PSP) can offer relief. As a board-certified, fellowship-trained Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physician, Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn offers minimally invasive treatments that provide effective alternatives to surgical procedures.
Conditions affecting the foot and ankle often impede mobility and quickly impact daily living. Many of these conditions share similar symptoms, which may include:
During a consultation at Prospect Spine and Pain (PSP), Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn will determine a diagnosis through state-of-the-art medical imaging and an advanced physical exam. This approach allows her to identify specific conditions and develops personalized treatment plans that address their primary causes.
While surgery may be needed in some cases, Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn uses minimally invasive alternatives to help relieve pain and restore function whenever possible. By caring for the whole person rather than individual symptoms, she can treat the following conditions:
Patients in Newark, NJ can turn to Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn and Prospect Spine and Pain (PSP) for minimally invasive foot and ankle care that helps prevent surgery to overcome pain and mobility challenges. For more information or to schedule a consultation, contact us today.