Depending on the severity of your pain, injections can be another option for easing your joint pain and get you moving again.
If you have recurring or chronic joint pain, you may think joint replacement surgery is your only option for relief. However, you may want to explore several less invasive options first to help maintain mobility as you age.
If you have ankle arthritis, it’s best to proceed with conservative management first. Find out what other treatment options are out there from an orthopaedic surgeon.
If you’re struggling with arthritis pain, you may not need more medication to ease the hurt. Instead, try eating the right foods — research shows it can help.
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