Foot

Orthopedic Specialties

Our specialty-trained foot doctors at Cape Fear Orthopedics are recognized experts in the diagnosis and treatment of foot injuries and conditions.

As the foundation for your lower body’s movement, the foot and its numerous bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles can be a source of significant joint pain. Often associated with inappropriate footwear or poor alignment, pain in the foot is most commonly associated with trauma, such as a fracture, disease, such as osteoarthritis, deformities, such as a bunion, or stress injuries.

If you are experiencing any of the following foot pain symptoms, it may be time to visit with a foot specialist.

  • Numbness in the foot
  • Pain in the heel, ball, or arch of the foot
  • Inability to perform daily activities without foot pain
  • Change in sensation or color of skin or toenail
  • Swelling or tenderness
  • If the afflicted area looks deformed or if you have lost function

A consultation with a foot doctor is the best way to differentiate between a severe foot condition and minor foot injury. At Cape Fear Orthopedics, we understand that foot pain can have a significant impact on your daily life, and we will work with you to develop a treatment plan specific to your needs. Our foot experts understand that proper diagnosis is paramount in determining the most effective treatment plan for your individual condition.

To consult with one of our foot doctors, please request an appointment online, or call (910) 484-2171.

PATIENT REVIEWS

We take pride in helping our patients overcome an injury, relieve their pain, and return to an active, healthy lifestyle.

  • Dr. Kouba made my visit very relaxed. He answered all the questions I had and showed me the pictures to show the damage in my left hip as a result of Osteoarthritis.
    John S. Treated by Stephen H. Kouba, M.D.
  • Excellent -Dr. McFarlane was gracious, caring, and listened carefully to what I had to say. He fully explained my condition and the treatment options.
    Anne E. Treated by: Douglas S. McFarlane, M.D.
  • I have been very pleased with Dr. Lowe and respect his advice.
    Joyce D. Treated by: Jason B. Lowe, M.D.