Physically active children have aches and pains. But if stiffness, swelling and other discomforts last more than six weeks, ask your doctor about juvenile arthritis.
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.
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