What is arthroscopy of the foot?

James P. Ioli, DPM
Podiatric Medicine
Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique used in foot surgery. In a procedure, the surgeon makes a tiny incision and inserts an arthroscope, a pen-sized instrument with a miniature video camera on the end. This device sends images to a monitor, enabling the surgeon to see inside your joint while operating with very small surgical tools.

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