Dr. Adam Miller provides Greater Cincinnati patients with a comprehensive range of foot and ankle care. From strains and sprains to total ankle replacement, you're in good hands with Dr. Miller.
Hear and read true stories of patients and their experiences with Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. An injury isn't the end, and often times athletes and active adults return to even higher activity levels after a full recovery.
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The lower extremity team at Beacon Orthopaedics provides comprehensive care of the foot and ankle. Common conditions treated include bunions, arthritis, foot deformity, and injuries such as fractures, sprains, and tears.
Our physician assistant, medical assistant, and scheduler will make the process easy. This team is hand-picked specifically to give you the best experience, most effective treatment, and fastest recovery.
Not quite ready to schedule an appointment? Researching treatment options for a condition? Or, if you simply want a better understanding of Dr. Miller's approach to foot and ankle care, this blog should be helpful.
Dr. Adam Miller cares for each patient individually listening to their particular problems and relating this to the visit as a whole. Each patient should feel as though they are able to be heard.
Dr. Miller is Beacon’s orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist. He is the only surgeon with Beacon to have completed a year-long foot and ankle fellowship and treat all related pathology of the foot and ankle region. Dr. Miller has experience in all foot and ankle conditions including: bunions, fractures, foot pain, ankle pain, sports injuries, ligament sprains, tendon pathology, arthritis, deformity, nerve injuries and related medical problems. In addition, Dr. Miller treats other lower extremity fractures and injuries. Dr. Miller and his staff have the ability to see patients ranging from adolescents to the elderly.
Dr. Adam G. Miller treats patients with and without surgery for foot, ankle, and other orthopaedic ailments. Surgical interventions Dr. Miller performs include: fracture care/broken bones, foot and ankle arthroscopy, bunion correction, foot reconstruction, ankle reconstruction, ankle replacement, tendon repair, ligament repair, achilles reconstruction, flat foot and high arch reconstruction, sports injuries, work injuries, failed previous surgeries and many others. Dr. Miller has authored several articles and chapters about foot and ankle conditions. Dr. Miller is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
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Hallux Valgus (Bunion)
What is hallux valgus?
If the joint that connects your big toe to your foot is enlarged, swollen or sore you may have a bunion. Hallux valgus is associated with wearing narrow shoes or high heels, a family history, and is more common in women (90% of bunions). A progressive bunion may lead to other disabling foot problems such as corns, calluses and hammer toes.
With a bunion, the foot widens at the joint (metatarsophalangeal joint) and the rest of the big toe (hallux) impinges on the other toes. Most often this process happens idiopathically and there is no identifiable direct cause. Over time the deformity may progress or become arthritic.
What can be done to treat my bunion without surgery?
If your bunion has progressed to the point where you have difficulty walking or experience pain despite accommodative shoes, you may electively undergo surgery to correct the malalignment of the toe. Dr. Miller has several techniques to ease your pain based on the individual deformity. A comprehensive evaluation of the foot can guide you with treatment and options. Dr. Miller strives to create the most reliably successful outcome in a safe manner.
Surgery can be done as an outpatient with minimal pain in the immediate postoperative period.
Foot and ankle injuries during athletics are common. Fortunately, Dr. Miller is an experienced board certified orthopaedic specialist in just such injuries. No injury is too big or small. From sprains and ligament injuries, tendon tears, fractures, muscle injuries and cartilage and joint problems, Dr. Miller will go over an effective treatment plan individualized to you based on the latest treatments and research.
Ankle replacement and arthritis treatment
While knee and hip replacements have been commonplace for several years, ankle replacement is now a viable option for patients with pain due to arthritis of the ankle. A previous injury, old fracture, a history of rheumatoid or simply a family history of arthritis may predispose you to chronic ankle pain.
Learn about your options for ankle pain and discuss with the foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Miller.
Dr. Adam Miller is passionate about making top quality foot and ankle care as convenient as possible for his patients. He currently sees patients at Beacon’s West, Sharonville (Summit Woods), and Northern Kentucky locations.
SUMMIT WOODS500 E-Business WaySharonville, OH 45241
NORTHERN KENTUCKY600 Rodeo DriveErlanger, KY 41018
BEACON WEST6480 Harrison AvenueCincinnati, OH 45247
Schedule a introductory consultation with Dr. Adam Miller to find out how to best return to the activities or sports you love without your foot or ankle pain.