Cast Services and Total Contact Casting Offered at Mercy

Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy - Baltimore

On-site casting services are available at The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy in Baltimore. Casts may be used as a first line of treatment or following surgery to help keep the foot and ankle immobile. Casting services may be recommended for foot and ankle conditions such as:

What is a Total Contact Cast?

A total contact cast provides relief for patients with ulcers on their feet. This specially fabricated cast distributes pressure evenly and decreases the edema. A total contact cast has been shown to be 90 percent effective in healing ulcerations. 

Meet Our Doctors: Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy - Baltimore, MD
Rebecca Cerrato, M.D.

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Dr. Rebecca Cerrato, a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon at The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy, is highly regarded for her expertise in foot and ankle disorders.

Patient Story: Ankle Sprains
Ulka - Mercy Patient
Ulka

Remember the acronym RICE when you sprain your ankle: rest, ice, compression, elevation. When pain persists after a day, see a doctor.

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