Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeons have the training and expertise to treat a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions, including stiffness and arthritis in your ankles and feet. Browse the topics below and consult with a foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon in your area to discuss your treatment options.
Ankle Arthritis

A broad term for conditions that cause cartilage in the ankle joint to break down, often leading to pain and stiffness

Big Toe Arthritis (Hallux Rigidus)

Arthritis of the joint at the base of the big toe; the most common arthritic condition of the foot

Midfoot Arthritis

Pain and swelling in the middle of the foot that gets worse when you stand or walk

Rheumatoid Arthritis

A systemic disease that attacks multiple joints throughout the body


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