If surgery has been recommended, see the links below to provide you with more information on your procedure from FootCareMD.com

If Dr. Cheney plans on using implants to assist in correcting your foot problem, below is a link from FootCareMD.com that discusses the types of implants used in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery.

If you are having surgery, more than likely Dr. Cheney will recommend a block.  Below is a link from FootCareMD.com that will give you more information on what to expect and why Dr. Cheney recommends the nerve block.