Ankle Doctor

As the premier orthopedic and neurosurgical providers for Vancouver, PortlandLake Oswego, and the surrounding areas for over 50 years, Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery offers exceptional ankle care from our fellowship-trained and board-certified ankle doctors so you can rebound.

Working in unison with the foot, the ankle joint's intricacy of tendons, muscles, and ligaments puts it at risk for damage and injury. When a patient has ankle pain, it may call for an evaluation from a specialized foot and ankle doctor. Dedicated to helping patients restore their function, ankle doctors use their advanced training to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ankle injuries and conditions, ranging from arthritis to fractures.

When Is It Time to Consult an Ankle Doctor?

Being able to communicate any of the symptoms you are experiencing will allow you to provide helpful information to your ankle doctor. It can reveal to your doctor how severe your ankle or foot injury is or the type of ankle or foot condition you may have. It is important to schedule an appointment with an ankle doctor near you if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Ankle buckles or gives out when trying to stand up or walk
  • Bruising around the ankle joint
  • Limited range of motion
  • Persistent pain that is not getting better
  • Pain in the heel 
  • Pain on the outside of the ankle joint
  • Pain when bending or flexing the foot
  • Severe swelling
  • Weakness or unsteadiness

If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, it could mean that you have one of the following injuries or conditions, which can be treated by our ankle specialists:

  • Achilles tendon injury or damage
  • Alignment issues
  • Ankle fracture
  • Ankle sprain
  • Arthritis
  • Bone spur
  • Deformity
  • Ligament or cartilage damage
  • Tendon injury

Our ankle specialists understand that pain in the ankle and foot can have an impact on your lifestyle and keep you from living the life you love. To discuss your options, schedule a consultation with one of our ankle doctors in Vancouver, Portland, or Lake Oswego by calling 1-800-REBOUND or requesting an appointment online. Our ankle experts are available at Vancouver, Rose QuarterSalmon CreekCamas, and Lake Oswego.

The Region's Most Preferred Ankle & Foot Care in Vancouver, Portland & Lake Oswego

At Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery, our doctors and staff put patients first and are dedicated to providing compassionate, quality orthopedic care. As the region's most preferred orthopedic practice, we are proud to be the official sports medicine providers for the Portland Trail Blazers and continuously strive for excellence.

Our fellowship-trained and board-certified foot and ankle surgeons, James (Jim) C. Chesnutt, M.D.Jay L. Crary, M.D., and C. Luke Rust, M.D., have the skill and expertise to treat a wide variety of ankle and foot injuries and conditions. Our ankle doctors will always exhaust all conservative treatments before suggesting surgery; however, there are some situations in which ankle surgery is the best option to help eliminate pain and restore function. If surgery is recommended, our surgeons have vast experience in performing many surgical procedures, including total ankle replacement and reconstructive ankle surgery.

To help facilitate a full and rapid recovery, our ankle surgeons take a team approach when it comes to patient-centered care, and they work in conjunction with our physical therapists and athletic trainers, who offer comprehensive physical therapy services. Our ultimate goal is to provide an effective rehabilitation plan that is focused on your individual needs to help you resume a pain-free lifestyle. 

If you're ready to discuss your ankle or foot problem and the available treatment options with one of our specialty-trained ankle surgeons, visit us in Vancouver at our Vancouver, Salmon Creek, or Camas locations; in Portland at our Rose Quarter location; or at our Lake Oswego location. You can request an appointment online or call us at 1-800-REBOUND.