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Is there anything you can do to prevent ankle arthritis?

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Dr. Jay Ryan
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

It depends on your past injuries to the area.
If any type of injury has occurred then a brace may help support and provide some realignment to the joint. However, chances of arthritis developing greatly increase with any prior injury. Xray can be used to track progression of arthritis in the joint.

In brief: Maybe

It depends on your past injuries to the area.
If any type of injury has occurred then a brace may help support and provide some realignment to the joint. However, chances of arthritis developing greatly increase with any prior injury. Xray can be used to track progression of arthritis in the joint.
Dr. Jay Ryan
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Dr. Kirt Kimball
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Causation

To define treatment you must first define cause.
Causes range frm rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, degenerative arthritis, post trauma arthritis, gout and the list goes on. To prevent? Pick a cause and then good luck!

In brief: Causation

To define treatment you must first define cause.
Causes range frm rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, degenerative arthritis, post trauma arthritis, gout and the list goes on. To prevent? Pick a cause and then good luck!
Dr. Kirt Kimball
Dr. Kirt Kimball
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