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You Do Not Have To Suffer With

Foot & Ankle Problems
The foot is a complex structure of 26 bones and 33 joints, layered with an intertwining web of more than 120 muscles, ligaments, and nerves.
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Why Do Your Feet Hurt?
Foot pain generally starts in one of three places:
the toes, the forefoot, or the hindfoot.

We will thoroughly examine your foot and
come up with a solution
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Diabetes Causes

Foot Problems
Many factors work in unison to cause foot problems in people who have diabetes, especially poor circulation and nerve disease
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Plantar Fasciitis and heel pain

If you strain your plantar fascia, it gets weak, swollen,
and irritated (inflamed). Then your heel or the bottom
of your foot hurts when you stand or walk.

Office Information

Our office staff will file your insurance for you. To successfully file your insurance claim, we must have all current information pertaining to your particular...

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Articles & Videos

Dr. William Grant has published numerous articles of all types of foot problems and Charcot diabetic reconstructions. venenatis.

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We Are Pleased To Announce The Newest Member to our Practice

Lisa Grant-McDonald was born and raised in Virginia Beach, VA. In 2009 she graduated Old Dominion University with High Honors. She attended Des Moines University and in 2014 she graduated with a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine. She was accepted into residency at the prestigious Western Pennsylvania Hospital with primary focus on Adult Reconstructive surgery of the lower extremity. In 2018 she graduate from her Fellowship in Limb Deformity Correction under the directorship of Byron Hutchinson. Dr. Grant-McDonald has co-authored numerous publications and several chapters. When not at work she focuses much of her free time on clinical investigations. She is excited to be back in the Hampton Roads area and is openly accepting new patients.


What can the Pediatric Surgeon do for me?
The Diabetic Foot: Clear and Unpleasant Danger
Charcot Foot is the Worst (Down the Rabbit Hole) Dr. William P Grant, DPM, FACFAS
Achilles tendon lengthening: friend or foe in the diabetic foot?
Colen LB, Kim CJ, Grant WP, Yeh JT, Hind B.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jan;131(1):37e-43e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182729e0b.
PMID: 23271552 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Beaming the columns for Charcot diabetic foot reconstruction: a retrospective analysis.
Grant WP, Garcia-Lavin S, Sabo R.
J Foot Ankle Surg. 2011 Mar-Apr;50(2):182-9. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2010.12.002. Epub 2011 Jan 22.
PMID: 21262577 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Our Services

• Achilles Tendon Injuries
• Ankle Reconstruction
• Arthritis
• Athlete’s Foot
• Bunions and their treatment
• Charcot diabetic foot
• Cracks and Fissures
• Circulation testing in office
• Diabetic Foot /Ulcer
• F Scan Gait Lab
• Flat Feet
• Fallen Arches
• Foot and Ankle Injuries
• Footwear (how to select)
• Fungal Nails
• Fungal Problems
• Heel Pain
• Nail Problems
• Orthotics and AFO Braces
• Plantar Fasciitis and heel pain
• Warts

All Services

Inventor and Pioneer of Diabetic Foot Techniques

In 2003 Dr. Grant invented the EX Frame, now in worldwide distribution. Used primarily for diabetic foot ulcers, wounds, and limb salvage.

In 2013 Dr. Grant invented the G-Beam. Beaming is a method of salvage for Diabetic Charcot feet, many of which would otherwise be amputated. His G-Beam uses mechanical engineering principles to address the problem in patients of all sizes, weights and activities. G-Beam has been selected as one the Top Ten Innovations in Podiatry Today magazine for 2018.

PreOp Charcot

PostOp Charcot

This is a picture of patients in our practice’s wound center. Each has an ilizarov external fixator in place to help severe wounds or foot deformities heal.

Our wound center sees more patients with severe wound or limb salvage or diabetic wounds treated using external fixation than any in our region.

We have pioneered use of external fixation for off loading wounds, published our work in the literature, and are actively involved in its further development