Our foot and ankle providers at Catalyst Medical Group are recognized experts in the diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle injuries and conditions.

As the foundation for your lower body’s movement, the foot, ankle, and their numerous bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles can be a source of significant pain. Foot and ankle pain is commonly associated with trauma and sports-related injuries, such as a fracture or an injury to the ligaments, such as a sprain. However, agitation and discomfort may also occur due to overuse injuries, which can range from mild joint pain and stress fractures to Achilles tendonitis (medically referred to as tendinitis). 

If you think you may be suffering from a foot or ankle injury or condition and are experiencing any of the symptoms listed below, it may be time to visit a foot and ankle specialist.

  • Numbness in the foot
  • Sudden intense pain
  • Pain when you’re NOT bearing weight
  • Pain that persists for more than two weeks
  • Change in sensation or color of skin or toenail
  • Swelling or tenderness that persists or worsens after 2 – 3 days
  • Limited range of motion due to stiffness, weakness, or swelling
  • If the afflicted area looks deformed or if you have lost function

You should also seek treatment with a foot and ankle specialist if you begin to feel feverish or if the area reddens, becomes warmer, and feels even more sensitive, as these are signs of an infection.

Due to the constant stress and frequency of use in your feet and ankles, foot and ankle pain generally does not subside without treatment. At Catalyst Medical Group, our foot and ankle providers understand that proper diagnosis is paramount in determining the most effective treatment plan for your individual condition.

To consult with our foot and ankle providers at Lewiston Orthopedics, please request an appointment online or call (208) 743-3523. For podiatric care with surgical podiatrist Dr. Neil Washington at Valley Medical Center, call (208) 746-1383 and select option 1. 

At Catalyst Medical Group, we have an unwavering commitment to enhancing the overall health of our community, which includes providing patient education. Visit our Online Guide to Foot and Ankle Care for more details on injuries and conditions of the foot and ankle as well as treatment options and health information.

Online Guide to Foot and Ankle Care

Express Care

Catalyst Medical Group in Lewiston, Idaho, offers walk-in care seven days a week with extended evening hours, providing quality, cost-effective treatment for unexpected injuries or illnesses.

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Learn More


Why Choose Catalyst Medical Group?

A part of Catalyst Medical Group, Lewiston Orthopedics is the region's most preferred orthopedic practice. Our specialty-trained doctors and providers are proud to serve our community and provide experienced and compassionate orthopedic treatments to patients through our offices in Lewiston and Moscow. Fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeon Dr. Adam Jelinek has completed additional training specifically for sports-related injuries, including those of the ankle. Our surgical podiatrist, Dr. Neil Washington, has exceptional expertise in injuries and conditions of the foot. Advanced practice providers Russell Evans, PA-C, and Kaden Thueson, PA-C, have also received advanced training and are available to help with your foot or ankle issue. Our providers have the experience and expertise to assess, diagnose, and treat your foot or ankle condition individually to your needs.

To consult with our foot and ankle specialists at Catalyst Medical Group, please request an appointment online or call (208) 743-3523 to be seen at Lewiston Orthopedics. You can also schedule an appointment at Valley Medical Center with Dr. Washington by calling (208) 746-1383 and selecting option 1.