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How does having ankle arthritis change things?

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Dr. Jay Ryan
Podiatry
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In brief: Compensation

Your body compensates for the ankle pain by changing where the major of force impacts the ankle joint, which leads to further joint destruction over time in the foot joints.
You also have different pressure points (a change in normal pressure locations) in the ankle joint which causes further arthritis to develop within the ankle.

In brief: Compensation

Your body compensates for the ankle pain by changing where the major of force impacts the ankle joint, which leads to further joint destruction over time in the foot joints.
You also have different pressure points (a change in normal pressure locations) in the ankle joint which causes further arthritis to develop within the ankle.
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