Dr Ashton undertakes procedures for the most common foot and ankle conditions. These include Bunion corrections (hallux valgus), Metatarsalgia (ie painful forefeet), Hammer Toe corrections (ie toe deformities), Osteoarthritis in the ankle and subtailor joints.
More information: Bunions and Foot Disorders
More information: Ankle Sprains/Instability
SPORTS MEDICINE FOR FOOT AND ANKLE
Dr Ashton carries out Arthroscopic (keyhole) Ankle Surgery for sports injuries and joint damage (including Ankle Stabilisation when indicated) and also treats Achilles Tendon disorders of all kinds.
More information: Sports Injuries
FOOT AND ANKLE TRAUMA
Dr Ashton covers trauma injuries to the Foot and Ankle. These are usually carried out at Orange Base Hospital. If you are privately insured and wish to be treated as such please ensure you give the registrar/hospital reception staff Private Health details. For some injuries and to avoid wait times Dr Ashton can transfer you to the private hospital.
More information: Fractures