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What are the symptoms of foot arthritis?

What are the symptoms of foot arthritis?

See below: Typically one would see stiffness in certain joints of the foot and possible some pain. It may be harder to walk longer distances on an arthritic foot. There can be swelling or deformity of certain joints in the feet .There are different types of arthritis. Most commonly the joint at the base of the big toe can become arthritic as well as some of the joints of the midfoot. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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What are the tests for foot arthritis?

What are the tests for foot arthritis?

Xrays: Most arthritis in the foot can be visualized with xrays. Sometimes blood work is needed for a more comprehensive evaluation. Dr l. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is foot arthritis?

What sort of disorder is foot arthritis?

Multiple sites: Foot arthritis can happen and multiple sites between the 28 bones of the foot. Hindfoot arthritis (below the ankle) can cause a lot of pain and walking problems. Midfoot arthritis is not always so painful and often can be managed with shoewear modifications. Forefoot arthritis is usually well tolerated except at the big toe joint. 1st treatment = shoe modifications and anti-inflammatory meds. ...Read more

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What's a natural way to treat foot arthritis?

What's a natural way to treat foot arthritis?

shoes, weight loss: The most natural way is proper shoes, sometimes inserts, general conditioning and weight loss. Acupuncture may help with the pain. However, there is no treatment that will reverse the process. ...Read more

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How could the pain of foot arthritis present?

How could the pain of foot arthritis present?

Aching. stiffness: Arthritic pain in the feet can hurt just as if it were in other joints- and sometimes worse because you still stand and walk on them! aching, stiffness, burning are often relayed. X-rays are often taken as arthritic changes can be seen on them. ...Read more

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What to expect from athritis, or foot arthritis:?

What to expect from athritis, or foot arthritis:?

Pain and Stiffness: Pain and stiffness from arthritris in the foot, depending on the joints, can limit mobility. Xrays and a good detailed history and gait analysis will help make the diagnosis. Appropriate off-loading with orthotics can sometimes help along with anti-inflammatory medication if tolerable , in severe cases surgery may be the answer depending on the severity and location. ...Read more

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How does the pain of foot arthritis first appear?

Discomfort/swelling: Most arthritis starts out as soreness/ stiffness. You may see or feel swelling or puffiness to the joint. It usually starts out as an infrequent discomfort, but gradually become more frequent. Dr l. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for dealing with foot arthritis?

Yes and no.: Sometimes home remedies work, but they are mostly band-aids for the pain. Seek a local podiatrist to help you manage the arthritic changes and taking a once-or twice-a-day antiinflammatory may help. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Foot arthritis?

What is the definition or description of: Foot arthritis?

Arthritis is the-: -wearing away of the articular cartilage in any of the many joints of the foot. There R 19. I'm mid foot there R 5?Causes R trauma, hereditary or disease process. Treatable but unrelenting . The symptoms and the wearing can be treated or slowed respectively. ...Read more

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I crushed my foot in the past, will this lead to foot arthritis?

I crushed my foot in the past, will this lead to foot arthritis?

Possible: Depending on the injury and how you healed, this is likely. People who severely injure a joint tend to get arthritis later in life where that injury was. Hopefully you did all of your physical therapy and are keeping yourself healthy and strong now though, and this can help. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


Dr. David Laha
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Foot Arthritis (Definition)

-wearing away of the articular cartilage in any of the many joints of the foot. There R 19. I'm mid foot there R 5?Causes R trauma, hereditary or disease process. Treatable but unrelenting . The symptoms and the wearing can be ...Read more