Are there any risks involved in a plantar fasciotomy surgery?

Just like any other surgery, fasciotomy has its risks. Your doctor will tell you more about them and take all the necessary steps in order to minimize them during and after the intervention.

One of the peculiar risks associated with this surgery is that the arch can slightly drop which may lead to feet problem. Other risks are common to foot surgery and they involve:

  • postsurgical infection
  •  blood clots
  • anesthesia-related risks
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