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Alternatives to Ankle Replacement Surgery

While there are times when ankle replacement surgery is the only option, sometimes alternative treatments, such as these, can be used to address ankle arthritis.

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Getting a Total Ankle Replacement Procedure vs. Having Ankle Fusion Surgery

When the quality of life suffers due to pain and the inability to participate in enjoyable activities, surgical intervention should be considered. Understanding the difference between these two procedures can help ensure the right choice is made when planning treatment for ankle pain.

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Symptoms of Ankle Arthritis

Ankle stiffness and pain may be a sign of osteoarthritis. This information can help identify symptoms and understand how the foot and ankle are affected.

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Total Ankle Replacement: Frequently Asked Questions

While TAA can be a very good solution for many patients with advanced ankle arthritis, it’s not always the best solution. In general, TAA may not be a good choice for patients with:

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Midfoot Pain: It Could Be a Navicular Fracture

Because of its location in the midsection of the foot, the navicular bone is a common site of fractures, especially among athletes. Navicular fractures can become much worse without proper treatment, resulting in far more serious issues that require much more extensive treatment and can even result in permanent disability.

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Os Trigonum: What You Need to Know

Recurring ankle pain, especially when walking or extending the ankle or heel might be a sign of an extra or “accessory” foot bone called the os trigonum.

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What is a Sprained Foot?

A sprained foot usually occurs when the ankle and foot become abnormally twisted or bent. When a sprain occurs, the injury typically involves one of two areas:

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3 Reasons to Shop MRI Pricing

While a consumer may drive out of his or her way to save a few dollars on a tank of gas, many people disregard comparison shopping for their health services: Most likely because they do not realize that they could save a substantial amount of money by shopping around.

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A Visual Guide to Achilles Tendinitis

We’ve created an infographic that describes what Achilles Tendinitis is, what the contributing factors are, the symptoms and treatment options.

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