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  • Conditions

    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.

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  • Non-surgical Options

    From injections or physical therapy to simple adjustments such as footwear changes and walking patterns assessments, our physicians provide guidance on conservative treatment.

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  • Surgical Solutions

    Outpatient procedures, small incisions, fast recovery equal excellent outcomes. Our foot and ankle surgeons perform procedures spanning from bunion surgery to total ankle replacement.

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  • Custom Orthotics

    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.

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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.

Comprehensive Foot & Ankle Care

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.

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Success Stories

  • Claire Rawlings

    “It was exciting to see Dr. Bailey excited. He just really cared."

    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

  • Chris Callahan

    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

  • Holly Irwin

    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

  • Kyndal Williams

    “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

    Kyndal Williams was 17 and working toward a goal of becoming a professional ballerina when she came out of a “reverse leap” badly and fell, breaking two bones in her foot and leg. “We knew it was a career-ending injury,” Williams said, but thanks to Dr. Shay Womack at the Resurgens St. Joseph’s location, she was able to return to dancing before pursuing a career as a veterinary technician.   Kyndal’s mother, Paula Williams, submitted her daughter’s story to Resurgens' recent “What Does Resurgenize Mean To You” contest. Kyndal was recognized as a winner by Scott Slade on Atlanta's Morning News on... Continue Reading

  • Caroline Thomas

    "Two days after her cast was off, she was ready to pitch”

    14-year-old Resurgens Orthopaedics Patient Pitches in National Softball Tournament

    Forsyth Central High School Freshman Makes Varsity Team Following Treatment for a Broken Foot When star softball pitcher Caroline Thomas, 14, of Cumming broke her right foot last spring, she worried about being on the bench for the season. However, two days after her cast was removed following treatment at Resurgens Orthopaedics, she was back on the mound pitching in a national competition.  Her dad, Chris Thomas, praised Dr. Sami Khan of the Resurgens Orthopaedics Johns Creek office for taking such good care of Caroline. “We did exactly what they told us to do, and two days after her cast was off, she was ready to pitch,” her dad... Continue Reading

  • Lisa Hursey

    “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

    Lisa Hursey Returns to Running and Takes Up Swimming Following Surgery for Painful Foot Condition After running cross country in college and coaching the sport during her early days as a high school teacher, Lisa Hursey was devastated when plantar fasciitis forced her to put away her running shoes.  The painful irritation and swelling on the bottom of her foot continued for years, failing to respond to non-surgical treatments that ranged from rest to massage to cortisone shots. Even after giving up running, her foot continued to hurt.  “Last spring, it just got worse and worse,” Hursey said. “I had trouble walking, and it hurt so much I couldn’t... Continue Reading

  • Holly

    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

    Holly was always independent and self–sufficient. But then the joints in her hands and feet became severely deformed and she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and scleroderma. Rheumatoid arthritis can be described as walking on marbles and very painful.  She felt demoralized, defeated, and isolated when she couldn’t participate in life anymore. Holly’s only option was surgery to flatten her feet and reconstruct her hands.  Resurgens Orthopaedics was the best choice for all of her procedures and rehabilitation therapy.  Now Holly is back to sharing the art she loves to create and doing what she loves to do again.  Just being able to walk... Continue Reading

  • Randee Lieppe's injury to her big toe caused her to put away her high heels and changed how she lived her life. At...

    Cartiva Synthetic Cartilage Gives an Alternative to Fusion

    Randee Lieppe's injury to her big toe caused her to put away her high heels and changed how she lived her life.  At first cortisone shots helped but she then developed arthritis and a bone spur in her big toe.  "I was miserable." Any movement in Randee’s big toe would cause excruciating pain. Her only option was fusion surgery that would have left her without motion in her toe and a long recovery. Then Dr. John Gleason told her about a new FDA approved procedure; the Cartiva implant. “It's spongy like silicon but firmer so it gives resistance. It relieves the pain, similar to a fusion, but it maintains the... Continue Reading

  • Regina Lovell

    With tennis being so important to her, she was understandably devastated when she broke her ankle. But a successful...

    Successful surgery and physical therapy returns tennis player to the court!

    You could say playing competitive tennis is a big part of Regina Lovell’s life. “Right now, tennis takes about 80% of my time,” she says, laughing. In fact, as a veteran of numerous ALTA, T2 Tennis, and USTA events, Regina has proven to be quite the competitor.  Not only did she rack up wins, she also made social connections on the tennis court, collecting plenty of friends along the way. “I like the physical part, I like competing, and I like being around other people with the same interests, as far as the sport, and just getting out and getting some sunshine.” With tennis being so important to her, she was understandably devastated when... Continue Reading

  • Chris Whitlow

    "Pat did a great job of keeping a positive spin on everything."

    Back to winning championships after Achilles tear

    When Chris Whitlow ruptured his Achilles tendon playing Quarterback in a flag football game, he knew he would be sitting out the rest of the season. Unfortunately, that injury occurred in June 2018, during the first round of his league's playoffs. Without their QB, his team was not able to progress any further and their hopes of winning the Championship were dashed in a single play. While Chris's 2018 season was a bit of a letdown, he didn't dwell on it. Chris worked hard with his Physical Therapist at Resurgens Orthopaedics Rehabilitation and made a big recovery. He even went on to win the 2019 Championship for his league! Flag football was more than just a hobby for... Continue Reading