You will be cared for by numerous members of our team, working under the direction and supervision of our physicians:
William E. Saar, DO
Our advanced practice providers—Jennifer L. Grace, PA-C, Robyn M. McNamee, PA-C, and Rebecca M. Zahniser, PA-C—work with the Orthopedic Foot & Ankle team physicians to assist them during surgery and office hours.
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Your physician or advanced practice provider will carefully evaluate your symptoms and recommend an appropriate treatment plan. This may include the use of braces or splints, injections, physical therapy, medications or surgery.
Medications are prescribed only as necessary. For most patients with tendonitis, arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome, anti-inflammatory medications or steroids are typically prescribed for pain relief. Due to their addictive potential, narcotic medications (also called controlled substances) are prescribed only for patients who have had surgery or are diagnosed with significant, acute injuries.
Mild pain that occurs with activity can generally be controlled with self-help measures. Rest and the use of over-the-counter medications – such as aspirin and ibuprofen – are usually effective in treating mild cases. When pain becomes more severe or persistent, it may be necessary to see your doctor. You should seek medical attention when the pain: