An athlete who has recovered from an ankle injury may find it helpful to use high-top shoes, an ankle brace or ankle taping to reduce the risk of further joint damage.
If your ankle fracture involves only one malleolus, and the segments of broken bone lie very close together, your doctor usually can treat the injury by immobilizing your ankle and foot in a cast for six to eight weeks. After the cast is removed, your doctor will prescribe physical therapy to help restore the...Read more
The main advantage of ankle replacement surgery is to relieve ankle arthritis pain and to preserve motion in the ankle joint. The... Read more »
In short, rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease which attacks joints in the body. It can affect the alignment and positioning... Read more »
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The wrist is one of the most common joints to be affected by rheumatoid arthritis. In fact, about 75% of people with RA have arthritis in... Read more »