Television and film actress Marcia Gay Harden is hobbling everywhere on the set of the TV drama The Newsroom following foot surgery according to Contactmusic.com. The Oscar winner took on the part that was initially being played by Rosemarie DeWitt. Co-star Jane Fonda states Harden has been suffering from foot problems in between takes. Fonda wrote on her private blog that Harden had an procedure, and even put up a photo of her in a attractive dress with practical shoes, after her surgery.
It is important to carefully consider all treatment options before choosing a surgical treatment. If you are experiencing foot or ankle pain and are considering surgery, you should see a podiatrist like Dr. Zahid Ladha, F.A.C.F.A.S. of Foot First Podiatry to understand how crucial foot surgery is before making adjustments. With Dr. Ladha’s help, your injury can be evaluated properly and the right treatment options can be provided for you.
When is Foot Surgery Needed?
Foot surgery is usually required in events where regular therapy has proven to be ineffective. Surgeons often use foot surgery as a last resort because of its invasive nature. In many cases physical therapy, medication, rest, exercise, and casts can help to heal a foot injury.
However, sometimes you may need to have surgery done without ever having an injury. Foot surgery can correct a birth defect or deformity or be used for reconstructive purposes. Foot surgery is designed to improve the quality of your feet and to help you return to your daily life.
In extreme cases where the foot cannot be saved, or is beyond repair and is hinders the health of nearby parts of the body, amputation may be a necessary. However the main goal is to save the feet, making such options a last resort.
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