Can I get arthritis in my feet?
Yes! Many people don't know that it is possible to get arthritis in your feet and ankles, but there are 33 joints in each foot that can be affected by arthritis.
It is important to catch arthritis early and start treatment. Arthritis can be a very painful condition and can even be debilitating when it is in the feet and ankles, affecting your movement and way of life if it progresses too far and inhibits walking.
Some common symptoms of arthritis in the feet are:
- Early morning stiffness
- Limitation of motion in a joint
- Heat or redness
If you believe you are experiencing symptoms of arthritis, call our office to set up an appointment at (615) 220-8788 or contact us online.
To learn more about arthritis symptoms and treatments, watch the video above or visit our page on arthritis of the foot and ankle. There are surgical procedures that are sometimes used for treatment of arthritis. Visit our arthritis surgery page for more information.