Welcome

Our goal at University Podiatry Associates is to be the kind of podiatrists we’d like to go to if we had a foot problem ourselves. University Podiatry has been treating the feet of Middleton and Madison since 1981. Our staff is dedicated to getting you to walk comfortably—with skill, experience and compassion.

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**Beginning May 12th all patients and personnel will be REQUIRED to bring and wear face masks to their appointments**

**We appreciate your cooperation in protecting the health and safety of our patients and employees**

Dear University Podiatry Patients,

Your overall health and wellness has always been our highest priority. With the concern regarding Coronavirus, we remain confident in our ability to provide Podiatry services in a safe and healthy environment.

We are implementing the following additional precautions and recommendations to our patients, their caregivers, and our staff:

1. We request that any patient or caregiver that plans to visit our clinic refrain from doing so if you are experiencing any cold or flu symptoms. Use your best judgement. If you are sick, we will help you reschedule. If you are uncertain, please call our office prior to your appointment. For the safety of the community, people experiencing symptoms should remain at home. 

2. We have standard protocols in place to disinfect all surfaces and patient contact areas. We sterilize or safely dispose of all instruments and products used during patient care. We utilize personal protective equipment, like masks and gloves , to keep you and our team safe.

3. We are following procedures for proper hand hygiene and are installing additional hand sanitation stations in common areas.

4. We have expanded and increased the frequency of cleaning and disinfection of all common areas at our clinic.

5. We have temporarily removed all items that pose a risk for cross-contamination, like magazines, books, brochures, and water stations from common areas. If water is needed please ask a staff member and they will gladly provide it to you.

6. We support a healthy work environment for our employees and have requested our team members stay home if they are experiencing any cold or flu symptoms or if they have traveled in the last 14 days.

Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization updates are being closely monitored. With new information, we will make the necessary adjustments to our operations and will keep you informed of any changes.

Thank you to each and every patient/member of the University Podiatry Associates family. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call us at 608-831-8086.

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Problems We Treat

We provide treatment for many different kinds of foot problems and utilize many types of treatment modalities including orthotics, physical therapy, foot tapings, medication and surgery. As much as possible, we try to exhaust conservative means of treatment first before resorting to surgical intervention. Some of the conditions we treat include:

Achilles tendonitis Fractures Morton’s neuroma
Ankle sprains Gout Osteoarthritis
Bunions Haglund’s deformity Raynaud’s Disease
Corns and Callus Hallux Limitus / Rigidus Rheumatoid arthritis
Cysts Hammertoes Sesamoid injuries
Diabetic foot problems Heel pain Tailor’s bunion
Diabetic foot Ulcers Ingrown toenail Tumors

To find out more about our staff click here

Diabetics

Our clinic in the University Hospital transplant dept. treating immuno- suppressed diabetic transplant recipients has provided us the experience to treat some of the most complex diabetic foot problems including severe bone infections and Charcot fractures. Diabetic shoes are also provided through our office. Diabetic shoes with a deep toebox and soft, molded insoles are available through our office. These protective shoes are a covered service by many insurance carriers for qualified diabetics.

Surgery

University Podiatry Associate doctors operate at the UW Hospital and One S. Park St. surgery centers. These up-to-date facilities provide outstanding nursing care services and warm, comfortable and caring facilities. The vast majority of foot surgery can be performed on an outpatient basis using local anesthesia and IV sedation.

Orthotics

State of the art techniques are used. Many orthotics can be made using a gait analysis scanner. This provides a computerized gait analysis from which orthotics are made utilizing mathematical algorithms. Other devices are made from a traditional non-weightbearing plaster cast while some may be made from a foam impression.