Ankle Arthritis: Introduction
Ankle Arthritis: Inflammation of the ankle joint. The inflammation can be the result of such things as degenerative joint disease, gout, infection, trauma and autoimmune conditions.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Ankle Arthritis is available below.
Symptoms of Ankle Arthritis
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symptoms of Ankle Arthritis
Treatments for Ankle Arthritis
- Varies depending on the cause
- Treatment for ankle arthritis depends on the specific type of arthritis, the severity of the symptoms, and the patients' age, general health and other medical conditions. Treatment is aimed at symptom control and modification of disease progression. Treatments include:
- Explanation - Education plays an important role in arthritis management
- Rest - during bouts of active inflammation
- Exercise - graduated exercise program recommended to maintain good joint function, especially in osteoarthritis
- more treatments...»
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Causes of Ankle Arthritis
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Ankle Arthritis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Ankle Arthritis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Ankle Arthritis
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Ankle Arthritis: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Ankle Arthritis
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Ankle Arthritis: Broader Related Topics
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