Ankle & foot Institute
Forward movement
for healing

At the Ankle & Foot Institute, we are deeply committed to the restoration of mobility and overall well-being of our patients. We employ cutting-edge diagnostic tools and the latest treatment methods to ensure each individual receives personalized, optimal care.

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Pain Stops With Us

Missouri's Premiere Ankle And Foot Institute

At the Ankle And Foot Institute, we believe that no one should have to live their lives plagued by podiatric discomfort. As Missouri's premiere destination for foot and ankle care, our mission is to ensure your pain stops with us. Our dedicated team of specialists works tirelessly, utilizing the latest medical advancements to provide you with the best possible treatment. You don't have to let foot or ankle pain hold you back. Trust in us, and take your first step towards a pain-free life today.

The Difference

The Ankle And Foot Institute sets itself apart through its commitment to personalized, comprehensive care. Unlike other health institutions, this facility is solely dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of ankle and foot disorders. With a team of specialized experts, state-of-the-art technology, and a patient-centric approach, the Ankle & Foot Institute is uniquely positioned to address complex foot and ankle conditions effectively. The difference lies in the depth of their specialization and their unwavering focus on delivering optimal outcomes for every individual patient.

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Thoughtfully Cared For

At the Ankle And Foot Institute, we believe in giving each patient the thoughtful care they deserve. Our team of dedicated professionals apply their medical expertise and compassion to ensure all patients receive comprehensive and personalized care. Trust us to accompany you on your journey to recovery, prioritizing your comfort and progress at every step. Your well-being is always at the forefront of our institute's mission.

Initial Consultation

Start your journey to better foot health by booking your initial consultation at the Ankle And Foot Institute. Our team of specialist podiatrists will conduct a thorough assessment of your foot and ankle health. This first step is critical in understanding your unique needs and formulating a tailored treatment plan to optimize your foot health.

Comprehensive Diagnostic Tests

After your first consultation, the next step involves comprehensive diagnostic tests. At the Ankle & Foot Institute, we are equipped with state-of-the-art technology to provide a precise diagnosis. These tests play a crucial role in identifying any underlying foot and ankle conditions that you may be experiencing. Depending on your specific symptoms and our initial assessment, these tests may include X-rays, CT scans, or MRIs.

Personalized Care Plan

With a comprehensive understanding of your foot and ankle health, the team at Ankle & Foot Institute will then work to develop a personalized care plan tailored to your specific needs. This plan will outline the treatments or therapies you may need, such as physical therapy, medication, or in some cases, surgery. Rest assured, our team prioritizes conservative treatments and only recommends surgery when absolutely necessary.

Routine Care

The final step involves implementing your personalized care plan under the expert guidance of our team at the Ankle And Foot Institute. This could involve a range of treatments or therapies, from physical therapy sessions to medication management, or in rare cases, surgical intervention. Throughout this phase, we ensure that you are fully informed and comfortable with all aspects of your care.

Dr. james T. Rickman

Dr. Richard F. Wittock

At the Ankle And Foot Institute, our commitment to quality care is unwavering. We pride ourselves on our patient-centered approach, placing the utmost priority on your comfort, well-being, and satisfaction. Our team of specialists is renowned for their expertise and dedication to excellence, consistently applying the latest research and innovative methods to ensure you receive the highest standard of foot and ankle care.
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Our Patients The Heart of Ankle And Foot Institute

No issues here. The office staff were very polite. They helped every step of the way from paperwork to surgery. Dr. Wittock was very professional, knowledgeable, and very polite. My foot surgery went very well and took care of me every step of the way. I highly recommend Dr. Wittock for any of your ankle and foot issues. Thank you!

-Aaron A.

Have been going to see Dr Wittock for about 10 years for my feet he is very knowledgeable and has an excellent personality he told me on my first visit that we would become best buds Diana is excellent also. Highly recommended The Foot and Ankle Institute couldn't be more pleased.


Dr. Wittock and his entire staff were friendly, professional, knowledgeable, and I was in and out of there in no time. Highly recommend!

Janice W.


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