Back Of The Ankle Pain

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Definition

Ankle replacement is surgery to replace the damaged parts of the three bones that make up the ankle joint. Artificial joint parts (prosthetics) are used to replace your own bones. They come in different sizes to fit different-size people.


Alternative Names

Ankle arthroplasty - total; Total ankle arthroplasty; Endoprosthetic ankle replacement; Ankle surgery


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Ankle replacement surgery may be done while you are under general anesthesia. This means you will be unconscious and...

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