woman suffering from posttraumatic ankle arthritis
30Nov, 2015

What Does Treatment for Posttraumatic Ankle Arthritis Involve?

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When we hear the term “ankle arthritis,” most of us think of osteoarthritis. There’s a reason for this—osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. However, as many as 15% of people diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the ankle actually have what is called posttraumatic ankle arthritis.   Unlike osteoarthritis, which primarily affects older people, posttraumatic ankle arthritis can strike people of any age. In fact, it’s often seen in younger people. In this blog, NYC orthopedic foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Stuart Katchis, will address what posttraumatic ankle arthritis is, […]

Man with symptoms of ankle arthritis
27May, 2015

Ankle Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

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In honor of Arthritis Awareness Month, we’re taking a closer look at some of the types of arthritis affecting the foot and ankle. While arthritis is a general term used to describe a large group of more than 100 different kinds of joint diseases, this blog will focus on one specific type: osteoarthritis of the ankle. Along with big toe joint arthritis, ankle arthritis is another common form of arthritis treated by New York orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon, Stuart Katchis, M.D.   The term “arthritis” means joint inflammation. When inflammation affects the ankle joints it […]

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