2018

  • Total Ankle Replacement Surgery—How To Prepare For Recovery


    If you have rheumatoid arthritis and steroid injections, medication, and orthotics are no longer giving you relief from painful ankles, it may be time to schedule a total ankle replacement surgery. In this surgery, damaged bone and cartilage will be removed from your ankle joint. The surgeon will then use plastic and metal to replace the damaged areas that were removed. This is done either under general anesthesia or with a nerve block.
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  • Five Possible Reasons Why You're Experiencing Joint Pain In Your Big Toe


    Finding the cause of big toe joint pain is important in stopping the pain. There are numerous possible causes of big toe joint pain. However, you may be able to easily narrow down the cause of your own symptoms by learning a little bit more about health conditions that cause pain in that area. The following are five possible reasons why you're experiencing joint pain in your big toe. If you experience this type of joint pain, one of the following conditions is probably the cause:
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