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Ankle Arthritis

Arthritis is most commonly known as joint inflammation which involves swelling in and around your joints. The condition can involve severe or long-lasting inflammation. Arthritis can reside in the ankle causing a reduction in movement and function.

Symptoms:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Limited range of motion
  • Reduction in movement
  • Stiffness

Treatment:

  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Tailor-made shoes
  • Shoe inserts
  • Bracing for joint support
  • Take stress off of ankle by using a cane or walker for support
  • Physical therapy
  • Medication
  • Steroid injections
  • Surgery