Ankle Arthritis effects many people within the UK. Ankle arthritis, if not treated can stop a person from living an active and pain free lifestyle. This is why it’s so important for us to understand the signs of the three leading kinds of foot and ankle arthritis conditions. By understanding these symptoms we can properly diagnose and treat you.

Osteoarthritis

When we refer to Osteoarthritis, we mean ankle arthritis. Ankle arthritis is a deteriorating ailment triggered by the loss of cartilage tissue. Ankle arthritis can occur from everyday abrasion of the body’s joints, predominantly in the ankles because it is here that the joint bears the majority of a person’s weight.

Ankle arthritis, worsens as time passes by. A person can experience early symptoms such as rigidity and pain within their ankle joints. If ankle arthritis is not treated then a person can experience greater pain in their ankle joints and mobility issues within later life.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory systemic disease. Many sufferers, have noticed that the pain begins in their feet followed by excessive swelling and inflammation resulting in their toes and feet becoming distorted and misshapen.

Treatment

Because ankle arthritis is a deteriorating disease, it can be successfully controlled, but unfortunately never fully cured. We offer many successful physical treatments, such as Interx and Tecar Therapy. When these two therapies are combined, this can develop the biology of the tendons and muscles regarding the joints mobility.

At our foot and ankle clinic we always recommend that you book a consultation so that we can diagnose your condition as soon as possible. Many people within the UK instead choose to suffer with ankle arthritis and not get the medical treatment they desperately need. Visit us today and let our team of highly skilled professionals successfully treat you.