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Gentle Foot and Ankle Care

Welcome to Gentle Foot and Ankle Care, your ultimate podiatry center with four convenient locations in metro Detroit, including Madison Heights, Troy, Commerce Township, and South Lyon, Michigan. Our team of compassionate and highly experienced board-certified doctors specialize in foot and ankle reconstruction, diabetic limb salvage, and other health conditions affecting the feet and ankles in people of all ages. We're passionate about helping individuals like you return to their regular activities, relieve pain, and improve foot and ankle function.


We're not your average podiatry center - our specialists use cutting-edge technology and participate in clinical research to remain on the forefront of industry advancements and medical developments. From routine checkups to surgery, our team has the expertise to treat all your podiatric needs. You can rely on us for diagnosis and treatment of Achilles tendon injuries, ingrown nails, plantar fasciitis, warts, hammertoe, ankle arthritis, heel pain, bunions, and flat feet. We also offer laser fungal nail procedures, reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, and custom orthotics.


At Gentle Foot and Ankle Care, we pride ourselves on being a recognized center for total ankle replacement surgery. We understand how debilitating arthritis can be, and our goal is to provide our patients with the most advanced treatment options available. Our surgeons are trained in the latest technology and techniques to provide our patients with the most advanced treatment options available. We're proud to offer 3D custom implant printing technology to replace bones and correct foot deformity, providing a personalized approach to care that can help you achieve lasting relief from pain and discomfort. With our commitment to staying on the forefront of medical advancements, you can trust that you're in good hands with our team.


Don't let foot or ankle pain hold you back any longer. Call the location nearest you or use our online booking tool to schedule an appointment today. At Gentle Foot and Ankle Care, we're ready to help you get back on your feet and back to doing what you love!



Our mission is dedicated to providing the highest quality of gentle and compassionate care. We seek to be the premier health care provider for all your foot and ankle needs. Our team of board certified foot and ankle surgeons are focused on providing a positive experience where you feel informed and play an active role in the treatment process. Our goal is to get you back on your feet and enjoying the activities you love.


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Insurance Information

We accept many other insurance plans. For questions on your coverage, please contact our office.

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