Arthritis is pain and stiffness in your foot and ankle that is developed with age due to wear and tear of bones. There are 3 types of arthritis that may affect your ankle: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Post-Traumatic Arthritis. Not always a surgical treatment is needed, non-surgical procedures may be suggested for simple cases to relieve from pain and ease the problem.
Some of the symptoms of Arthritis in Ankle:
Pain and tenderness
Stiffness in leg
Trouble in walking
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult an Orthopedic if you see signs of swelling, pain and stiffness in ankles. The delay in treatment may lead to deformity of ankle.