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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 and Dr. Lisa McDonald-Grant have published numerous articles of all types of foot problems and Charcot diabetic reconstructions.

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Our Doctors

Lisa Grant-McDonald, D.P.M.

William P. Grant, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.S.

About Us

Since 1984, Hampton Roads families and individuals, as well as referring physicians, have counted on Dr. William Grant and his podiatry staff for world-class treatment of foot and ankle problems.

Our patients enjoy:
• Our superior staff. They are personal and they care. It’s not a business to them.
• The most technically advanced podiatry diagnostic equipment in Hampton Roads.
• Our unsurpassed expertise in foot and ankle care.
• The most experienced, technically proficient reconstructive and diabetic foot surgeon in Virginia.
• Our central location, which is easy to get here from anywhere in Hampton Roads.


What can the Podiatric 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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Conditions Treated/Services Offered

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

All Services

Inventor and Pioneer of Diabetic Foot Techniques

Diabetic Limb Salvage is our Specialty
In 2003 Dr. Grant invented the EZ 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.

Charcot Diabetic Foot BEFORE G-Beam Surgery

Charcot Diabetic Foot AFTER G-Beam Surgery

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.
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