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ARTHRITIS

ARTHRITIS

  • Arthritis is an inflammation of one or more of your joints.

  • Causes pain and stiffness in any joint in the body.

  • Mostly common in the small joints of the foot and ankle.

  • Arthritis has no cure however, there are many treatment options available to slow the progress of the disease and relieve symptoms. 

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There are various types of Arthritis that is present differently in the feet. These are Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA), and Ankylosing Spondylitis.

 

The major types of arthritis that affect the foot and ankle are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and posttraumatic arthritis.

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SYMPTOMS

  • Pain with motion

  • Pain that flares up with vigorous activity

  • Tenderness when pressure is applied to the joint

  • Joint swelling, warmth, and redness

  • Increased pain and swelling in the morning, or after sitting or resting

  • Difficulty in walking due to any of the above symptoms

Schedule an appointment with Dr. J. Leonard Knudson - a Culver City Foot Doctor for arthritis treatment. Dr. Knudson can provide options for you to choose from.

It is important to have an overall health and medical history discussion by a Foot and Ankle Doctor. Dr. J. Leonard Knudson is a Foot and Ankle Surgeon located in Culver City and near West Los Angeles that is able to provide proper arthritis treatment.

We look forward to meeting your foot and ankle needs.

Our Los Angeles Foot Doctor is Certified by the The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, is a California Licensed Podiatrist and has a Doctorate Degree in Podiatric Medicine.

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