We thought you may be interested in the following article from Lower Extremity Review (http://lowerextremityreview.com/article/cyclists-and-foot-orthoses-a-unique-set-of-challenges). Dr. Stewart Chang fitted Blue Ridge Foot and Ankle Clinic employee and local mountain bike racer Mark Smith (BRC Racing/CRC p/b Reynolds GM/Subaru) for carbon shoe orthotics recently. “I love these inserts. They are light and very stiff, providing me […]
If you or a loved one are experiencing foot and ankle pain, you have come to the right place. Blue Ridge Foot and Ankle Clinic has been an integral part of the Charlottesville and Waynesboro communities for over a decade. We believe our patients deserve to have the information needed to make good choices about their foot and ankle care. Our goal is to educate each patient and begin a relevant treatment program with the highest quality of care available. We strongly believe that the more a patient understands their ailment the more likely a patient is to comply with our treatment regimens. This has proven to result in faster healing and in better outcomes for our patients. Whatever your foot and ankle trouble, we'll work together to find the answers that will comfort you and bring you relief.
A foot and ankle specialist takes care of bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, nerves, skin and nails in the leg, ankle and foot. As surgeons, We often provide operative treatment for these problem areas. However, surgery is rarely the only treatment, and often is not the best treatment for your problem. A Foot and Ankle surgeon is qualified to evaluate your particular problem, and decide with you what the most appropriate treatment for that problem should be.
Our goal is to help you understand your problem, and advise you about the treatment options. There are often different ways to treat foot and ankle injuries and conditions.
Our job is to determine what is bothering you the most, define what your problem is, and explain to you the benefits and consequences of the different treatment options. Together, we can decide what will be the best treatment plan, and then proceed with that.
Kevin P. Murray, DPM
Stewart M. Chang, DPM
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Our online store gives our patients affordable and convenient access to the products we use and recommend in our office. The store is open 24 hours a day.
- Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Pain Products
- Ankle Sprain Products
- Blisters and Running Abrasion Products
- Stress Fracture Products
- Achilles Tendon Disorders
- Ankle Sprain
- Diabetic Foot Care
- Heel Pain
- Ingrown Toenails
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Blue Ridge Foot and Ankle Clinic, PLC, has been an integral part of the Charlottesville and Waynesboro Communities for over a decade. Our goal is to educate our current and future patients. Our Web site is here to provide you an extension of our care. As you navigate through the site you will find a wealth of information about podiatry, foot and ankle ailments, treatments available, exercising and shoes. There is an overview of our practice including our doctors and staff, office hours, insurance and appointment procedures, maps, directions and contact information.
As podiatrists in Charlottesville, VA and Waynesboro, VA, we believe our patients deserve to have the information needed to make good choices about their foot and ankle care. Our goal is to educate each patient and begin a relevant treatment program with the highest quality of care available. We strongly believe that the more a patient understands their ailment the more likely a patient is to comply with our treatment regimens. This has proven to result in faster healing and in better outcomes for our patients. Whatever your foot and ankle trouble, we’ll work together to find the answers that will comfort you and bring you relief.
Located in Central Virginia, Dr. Murray and Dr. Chang are among the best trained podiatric foot and ankle surgeons in the country. We have advanced training in forefoot, rearfoot and ankle reconstructive surgery and are board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. We believe in listening to our patients and in giving every patient a thorough examination. We utilize the latest and most technologically advanced equipment in our surgical procedures and treatment of lower extremity wounds. We educate our patients on how and why their problem developed and on what conservative and surgical treatment options are available to them.
We strive to employ the most current and cost effective treatment strategies available. We are convinced that the combination of our compassionate and skilled doctors with our friendly and capable staff will make your office visit a pleasant one. Again, we hope you enjoy our website and that you will come visit us if you or a loved one are having any foot or ankle problems.
We thank for your confidence in making us your foot and ankle care provider of choice in both Charlottesville and Waynesboro Virginia.
Kevin P. Murray, DPM
Stewart M. Chang, DPM