Ankle Pain Syndromes

ARTHRITIS PAIN OF THE ANKLE

Osteoarthritis of the joint is the most common form of arthritis that results in ankle joint pain. However, rheumatoid arthritis and post-traumatic arthritis are also common causes of ankle pain secondary to arthritis.

Signs and Symptoms:

  • Pain
  • Grating or Popping Sensation
  • Crepitus

Testing:

  • Plain X-rays
  • Lab Work
  • MRI

Diagnosis:

A targeted history and physical examination combined with appropriate testing should help the clinician identify and properly treat this condition.

Treatment:

  • Drug Therapy
  • Heat or Cold Therapy
  • Injection of the Ankle
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