Foot pain is one of the most disruptive and debilitating conditions a person can experience. Dr. Dominique Nickson is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and foot pain specialist. He offers accurate diagnosis and effective treatment to patients struggling with foot pain in McKinney, Texas and surrounding areas including Frisco, Allen, Plano and Prosper, Texas. To make an appointment with Dr. Nickson, patients should call Next Step Orthopedics.
The foot is composed of bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. When any of these components become injured or inflamed, it can lead to foot pain. Some of the most common causes of foot pain include:
In some cases, patients may also experience foot pain because of a problem with the ankle or heel, such as arthritis or a fracture.
Dr. Nickson understands that foot pain can have a variety of different causes. When a patient comes in complaining of foot pain, Dr. Nickson begins by examining the patient’s foot, heel, and ankle carefully. He will also ask questions about the patient’s medical history and symptoms so that he can determine the cause of the pain. In some cases, Dr. Nickson will order tests to visualize the tissues inside the foot so that he can confirm a specific diagnosis or rule out other possibilities.
Dr. Nickson will develop a treatment plan for foot pain based on the cause of the pain, the severity of the underlying condition, and the patient’s preferences. Depending on the specifics, some of the treatment options for foot pain may include:
Dr. Nickson offers minimally-invasive surgery to patients with foot pain. This option can effectively correct the issue with less pain and downtime. Patients with foot pain should discuss all of their treatment options with Dr. Nickson before making a decision.
"Dr. Nickson & his staff are awesome. He took a very cautious approach to the treatment of my broken foot, and I think he saved my foot. I would highly recommend him"
"Dr. Nickson is a knowledgeable and skilled orthopedic surgeon that listens to his patients’ concerns."
"Dr. Nickson is professional and comforting. He listened to my issues (they were extensive) while making me feel as if I was his only patient."
"If you are looking for a doctor who cares and a medical staff that loves there job and patients, this is the place."
"Dr. Nickson is an excellent doctor, an expert in his field and very thorough. Very pleased with my ankle reconstruction results."