What Does Treatment for Posttraumatic Ankle Arthritis Involve?
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, […]