Osteoarthritis of the ankle

Osteoarthritis of the ankle

Osteoarthritis is a disease than can affect any joint. It consists in wear to the cartilage, which is the covering of the joint surfaces.

Cartilage is a highly resistant, smooth and elastic tissue that allows the joint to move with little friction; however, it wears away over time, and cannot be renewed or repaired.

What are the causes of osteoarthritis of the ankle?

What are the signs of osteoarthritis of the ankle?

Treatments


Proper initial treatment of the trauma, which ranges from “just” a sprain to fracture, whether simple or complex, is essential, in order to prevent osteoarthritis. If osteoarthritis sets in even so, there is a range of techniques available:
See the possible treatments for osteoarthritis

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