Foot Surgery


Many foot and ankle problems can be successfully treated with tapings, paddings, orthotics, prescription medications, physical therapy, or by other conservative means. When indicated, ankle or foot surgery can resolve many conditions, but we will help you find alternative solutions if possible. Dr. Stych will help you determine which treatment best serves your individual needs.

Dr. Stych provides both in-patient and out-patient foot surgery services in the office, at Northwest Michigan Surgery Center, or at Munson Medical Center. The most common types of foot surgery are for:

Dr. Stych will review your x-rays, consider other medical conditions, and provide options for treatment. If surgery is an option for you, our staff will schedule a convenient time for your operation. We will help guide you through pre- and post-operative periods and schedule follow-up appointments as necessary. Our staff is available during regular office hours to address any concerns, and Dr. Stych can be reached after-hours through Munson Medical Center.

With over 20 years of experience in foot and ankle surgery, Dr. Stych is committed to helping you alleviate your foot pain.

Dr, Stych's Blog

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    April 21, 2019

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  • Charcot Foot
    November 26, 2018

    What is a Charcot Foot? A Charcot [shar-koh] foot, sometimes called Charcot joint, is a complex syndrome characterized as a foot with multiple fractures and joint dislocations in a patient with neuropathy (loss of sensation) and a history of minimal or no known trauma. It is named after Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot, a 19th century French […]

  • Dry, Cracked Skin of Winter
    February 18, 2018

    Skin is one of the important natural barriers that works along with our immune system to defend the body against organisms that can cause infection. The skin on our extremities – hands and feet – are the most vulnerable and require additional attention to remain healthy during the cold, dry months of winter. I recommend the following […]