Arthritis

Arthritis can strike many areas in the feet and ankles. Arthritis can develop from abnormal biomechanics or can be due to previous trauma or injuries.

What is arthritis?

Joint pain from arthritis can present as swelling, stiffness, and pain which may limit you range of motion and ability to perform daily activities

Treatment Options for Arthritis

  • anti-inflammatory medications
  • topical analgesics
  • shoe wear modifications
  • stretching
  • arch supports.

More advanced treatments may include

  • custom orthotics to improve biomechanical positioning
  • cortisone steroid injections to reduce pain and inflammation
  • Physical Therapy for joint mobilizations and pain relief

If conservative treatments provide no relief, surgical management may be recommended in severe cases of arthritis.

Our physicians and staff will perform a thorough exam and history regarding your symptoms, and formulate a treatment regimen to reduce or eliminate your arthritic pain.