Nilssen Orthopedics

Conditions

Conditions

Ankle Osteoarthritis

When you are experiencing pain in the ankle, it is often from a type of arthritis affecting this joint known as ankle osteoarthritis.

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Osteochondral Defect (OCD)

This is any type of damage to articular cartilage and underlying (subchondral) bone.

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Ligament Sprain/Instability

When you injure one or more ligaments in your ankle, typically on the outside of your ankle, it is known as an ankle sprain or sometimes called a ligament sprain/instability.

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Peroneal Tendinitis/Dislocation/Subluxation

The peroneal tendon’s primary function is to stabilize the ankle and foot, protecting them from sprains. Dislocation or subluxation is common if in athletes.

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Hammertoes

Hammertoes are a potentially serious problem for people who suffer from poor circulation or diabetes. It is easy to diagnose through a quick examination.

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Bunions

A bunion, medically termed hallux valgus, occurs when the big toe leans too far into the second one and causes a swelling on the side of the big toe joint

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Osteoarthritis of the Foot

Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis that can cause pain and inflammation in any of the joints in the foot.

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Flat Foot

A condition in which the entire sole of the foot touches the floor when standing.

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Hallux Rigidus

A form of degenerative arthritis, which can cause pain and stiffness in the metatarsophalangeal joint (the joint where your big toe—the hallux—joins your foot).

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