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Ankle arthritis


Options for pain relief


Ankle arthritis
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About 40 years ago, you injured your ankle while trying to stomp a shovel into some frozen ground. The injury was painful but eventually seemed to heal on its own. Lately, though, that ankle has been increasingly painful, especially when you walk on uneven ground. In fact, you’re avoiding walking whenever possible because of the pain.

Your doctor says arthritis is affecting your ankle now. Ankle injury is the most common trigger for the development of ankle arthritis later in life. While you can’t change past injuries, a number of treatments exist that can reduce or eliminate pain and keep you on your feet.



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