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Covid – 19 Update: Telemedicine Available

I wanted to send a message on our efforts to continue orthopedic care in the midst of the COVID 19 epidemic. Serving our community is the highest priority of the…

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Dr. Sonya Ahmed to Cover US Olympic Team During the 2019 World Beach Games

Dr. Sonya Ahmed, a board-certified and fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon and Partner at the Nilssen Orthopedics Ankle and Foot Center, is proud to announce that she will provide orthopaedic…

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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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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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Nilssen Orthopedics Ankle & Foot Center Proud to Announce New Website

Nilssen Orthopedics, the industry leading dedicated foot and ankle orthopedic sports medicine center, is incredibly proud to announce the launch of its brand new website.

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