The Releford Foot and Ankle Institute, founded in 1990, is dedicated to providing the highest quality in foot and ankle medical services. Dr. Bill Releford, D.P.M., founder of the institute, is internationally recognized as a leader in the field.
at Releford Foot and Ankle Institute
March 1990 - at Present
Founded by CEO Dr. Bill Releford, The Releford Medical Institute (RMI) is a full-service podiatric, sports medicine, and orthopedic practice. Together with the medical director and orthopedic surgeon Dr. John Simmonds and tissue specialist James Hays, the RMI provides the highest standards of medical care and manages common and complex orthopedic conditions, using non-surgical methods whenever possible. These include proprietary PRP injections, patient education, chiropractic, physical medicine, physical therapy, rehabilitative treatments, nutrition, and sports medicine. Through the Releford Foot and Ankle Institute, the Releford Medical Institute is committed to healthcare outreach and advocacy. It aims to expand community-based health screenings through innovative partnerships and has a longstanding commitment to reduce the diabetes-related amputation rate and provide comprehensive wound care and limb salvage services.
Foot and Ankle Surgeon
A Foot and Ankle Surgeon is trained to treat surgical and non-surgical disorders of the foot and ankle. In addition, a Foot and Ankle Surgeon understands the connections between disorders and deformities of the foot, ankle, knee, hip, and the spine. A Foot and Ankle Surgeon will usually see cases that vary from trauma, arthritis care of the ankle joint, flatfoot, diabetic foot, heel pain, and nerve disorders.