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Foot & Ankle Center
Our board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons are experts in the diagnosis and treatment (surgical and non-surgical) of foot and ankle conditions, injuries, and disorders.
Worried about limitations, scarring or getting back into your favorite pair of shoes? Our foot and ankle doctors answer your most pressing questions so you know what to expect during a visit and throughout your recovery.Learn more
From injections or physical therapy to simple adjustments such as footwear changes and walking patterns assessments, our physicians provide guidance on conservative treatment.Learn more
Outpatient procedures, small incisions, fast recovery equal excellent outcomes. Our foot and ankle surgeons perform procedures spanning from bunion surgery to total ankle replacement.Learn More
Orthotics are a valuable tool in treating not only foot and ankle pathology but also knee, hip and lower back conditions. Custom made for you, available for pick up a few weeks after your evaluation.Read More
Comprehensive Foot & Ankle Care
Each of our physicians has additional training focused specifically on the foot and ankle. They specialize in medical and rehabilitative treatment of all foot, ankle and lower leg conditions including: Sports-related foot and ankle injuries, Bunions, Hammertoes, Reconstructive Procedures, Plantar fasciitis and Heel Spur Syndrome, Arthritis, Diabetic foot conditions, Orthotics, and Work-related injuries.
Our experienced physicians employ state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge surgical and non-surgical treatments. We offer patients the highest level of treatment and service in orthopaedic foot and ankle care.
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Through x-ray and MRI technology, our physicians receive accurate information about the structure of the joints, bones and muscles. We offer advanced x-ray technology in every office with MRI facilities conveniently located at nine of Resurgens’ locations.
Our highly trained and accredited rehabilitation professionals will guide you through your recovery. We offer convenient early morning and evening appointments to accommodate your busy schedule.
Our out-patient facilities dedicated to orthopaedic care offer state of the art technologies with knowledgeable medical teams to provide first class care before, during and after your procedure.
Learn About Your Foot and Ankle
Using our Patient Education Center
We want you to have all the knowledge you need to make the best decision about your health. Explore our extensive video library to learn about common injuries, conditions, treatments and surgeries in more detail.Explore The Education Center
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Patient Walks into her Fifty Year Class Reunion
Claire Rawlings hadn’t walked for five years, then she saw Dr. Erroll Bailey Claire's story was recently featured on Fox 5 Atlanta. To view her story please click here. Claire Rawlings, 68, had an abdominal surgical procedure that so many others have had, and was given a common post-operation pain drug. But instead of a quick, seamless recovery, Rawlings had a very rare reaction to the drug that left her with a debilitating condition. Rawlings had focal dystonia, a neurological condition that affects muscles in a specific part of the body, causing involuntary muscular contractions and abnormal postures. Her left foot quickly turned 90 degrees... Continue Reading
Once again, Resurgens provided Mr. Callahan with a successful procedure.
Chris Callahan, 61, Finishes Advanced 142 Mile Mountain Biking Trail After Two Major Surgeries at Resurgens
Callahan Praises Dr. Bailey, Dr. Fogle, and Physical Therapist Marshall for Their Outstanding Work, Service Five years removed from two major surgeries that would slow most people down, Chris Callahan conquered the legendary 142 mile Kokopelli mountain bike trail that winds from Fruita, CO to Moab, UT. A lifelong mountain biker, he credits Resurgens Orthopaedics—the largest orthopaedics practice in Georgia—with not only keeping him on the bike, but allowing him to still ride at such a high level. Callahan underwent two procedures at Resurgens with two different doctors: Dr. Erroll Bailey performed his Achilles repair and Dr. Evander... Continue Reading
Thanks to her determination and numerous surgeries at Resurgens Orthopaedics, Irwin is gaining renown as an artist.
Resurgens Orthopaedics Patient Featured In National Design Magazine
Holly Irwin Gains Recognition as a Painter After Multiple Surgeries on Her Hands We tend to take our hands for granted. Reach for this; grab that; shake hands. But when pain or injury limits the use of our hands, life can change dramatically. For Resurgens Orthopaedics patient Holly Irwin, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) limits her ability to do the things she loves. Diagnosed with RA and scleroderma (hardening of the skin and connective tissue) in 1993 at the age of 36, Irwin struggled with pain and limited use of her feet and hands. As the disease progressed, she left her job in marketing and returned to painting, which she had studied before “getting a... Continue Reading
“Dr. Womack is the best doctor ever. He knew exactly what to do and how to fix it"
Injured Dancer Loves her Job as a Veterinary Technician
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"Two days after her cast was off, she was ready to pitch”
14-year-old Resurgens Orthopaedics Patient Pitches in National Softball Tournament
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“Dr. Arnold is amazing. She was so good at listening to what I was hoping to be able to do again.”
Resurgens Orthopaedics Patient Back on Track After Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis
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Holly is back to sharing the art she loves to create and back to doing what she wants to do.
Artist Regains Her Ability to Create
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Patient Success Stories
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