Foot and Ankle Center
The Foot and Ankle Center is home to Flagstaff and Prescott Valley orthopaedic surgeons who provide Flagstaff’s most comprehensive care for disorders and injuries of the foot. Stephen Knecht, M.D., Chris Diefenbach, M.D., Erin Engel, PA-C, and a medical support team, provide specialized, high-quality, personalized care to patients. Both Drs. Knecht and Diefenbach are fellowship-trained with additional, specialized training in diagnosis and treatment of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, nerves, and skin surrounding the foot area. Both physicians use medical, physical and rehabilitative methods, as well as surgery, to treat patients of all ages and walks of life – from world-class athletes and developmentally disabled children to your neighbor next door.
Common conditions treated at the Foot and Ankle Center:
- Ankle sprains
- Complex conditions
- Running injuries
- Achilles tendon injuries
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Impingement of the ankle
- Bunions and hammer toes
- Stress fractures
- Trauma of the foot or ankle
- Pediatric developmental foot issues
- General orthopaedic problems in the foot and ankle
Many of the reconstructive procedures and surgeries can be found in the Patient Education library below. Each video has an option to print a brochure, share or copy a link to save and watch later.