Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle provides bursitis treatment to communities in both Ada County and Canyon County with offices in Meridian, Eagle, Nampa, and Caldwell.
If painful feet and/or ankles are ruining your day, make an appointment with one of our experienced, friendly, and board-certified foot doctors. We accept most insurance plans as well as Medicare.
To find out more, call (208) 855-5955 or request an appointment online.
What are people saying about Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle?
“I was very impressed with Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle. I appreciated Dr. Burk’s attentiveness to the current condition of my feet. Also, the insight into what may be contributing to the swollen condition of my left leg. I definitely will be following up with my primary care physician. I found the staff to be very courteous and pleasant.”- Debra B
Bursitis is a condition named after the body part in which it affects, the bursa. The bursa are small, fluid-filled sacs that pad the bones, muscles, and tendons near your joints. Bursa help you absorb shock, prevent soreness where the tendons and ligaments pass over the bones and keep the joints moving easily.
Bursitis arises when your bursae become inflamed. This decreases your ability to absorb shock and the area around your joints will also become irritated and tender.
There are a few things that can cause bursitis in an individual, including one or more of the following:
If you have bursitis, it may present itself in one or more of the following ways:
If you arrive at Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle displaying signs of bursitis, after a thorough examination, we may prescribe anti-inflammatory medicines such as cortisone or steroids to help shrink the bursa. In severe cases, your bursa may need to be surgically removed.
There are ways you can help prevent bursitis from becoming worse, such as:
If your bursitis persists or gets worse while implementing the above tips, the experts at Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle recommend that you make an appointment as soon as possible.
Pain in the feet and ankles can be especially burdensome because it inhibits your ability to exercise, stand, and walk normally. If you’re experiencing foot and/or ankle pain, schedule an appointment with one of our friendly foot doctors. The podiatrists at Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle will thoroughly examine your feet and evaluate your symptoms to better understand your condition. We will work with you to create a treatment plan that best fits your needs and puts an end to your pain.
Call (208) 855-5955 or request an appointment online.