Foot Arthritis

What is Foot Arthritis?

Arthritis can cause pain and stiffness in any joint in the body, and is common in the small joints of the foot and ankle. Arthritis can make it difficult to walk and perform activities you enjoy. Although there is no cure for arthritis, there are many treatment options available to slow the progress of the disease and relieve symptoms. With proper treatment, many people with arthritis are able to manage their pain, remain active, and lead fulfilling lives.

Signs and Symptoms

Common symptoms of foot arthritis include, pain with motion, pain from vigorous activity, tenderness when pressure is applied, joint swelling, warmth, redness and increased pain the morning.

Treatment Options

Common treatment options of foot arthritis include, minimizing activities that aggravate the condition, switching to lower impact activities, physical therapy and assistive devices.

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