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Our educational resources were designed with our patients’ needs in mind, providing relevant information about a wide array of conditions and procedures. Just click below to research.

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TOTAL ANKLE REPLACEMENT EBOOK

While arthritis can occur in any joint, the ankle is a common site since this joint is tasked with supporting the weight of the body through a wide range of motions each and every day.

  • Symptoms of Ankle Arthritis
  • Lifestyle Changes
  • How to Select a Surgeon
  • FAQs
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As founder and guiding force behind the Nilssen Foot & Ankle Center, Dr. Nilssen devotes his passion for service to building the most premier center in the world.

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JAMES GONZALEZ

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James was born and raised in Anaheim, California. He spent over a decade serving in the Navy as a corpsman and an Independent Duty Corpsman rising to the rank of Chief Petty Officer prior to being honorably discharged.

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Ankle Arthritis Symptoms and Treatment

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, and of the more than 100 forms of this painful condition, many can affect the ankle. In fact, almost half of people in their 60s and 70s have arthritis of the foot and/or ankle, but not all of them have symptoms. Unfortunately, arthritis cannot be cured, but it can be managed with a range of treatment options specifically designed to relieve symptoms and slow progression.

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