Rheumatoid Feet

Rheumatoid disease is a type of arthritis that affects multiple joints.

It most commonly affects the hands and feet, but can also affect the neck, shoulders and elbows, hips and knees.

It doesn’t just damage joints, it damages the soft tissues around the bones and so deformity can occur.

The good news is that modern medical treatment for rheumatoid arthrits is very effective at controlling symptoms of pain.

In the foot and ankle, it is important to get good footwear with custom made insoles to keep you comfortable.

If surgery is required, some of this can be done usingMinimally Invasive Surgery.  Total Ankle Repalacement works well in patients with Rheumatoid arthritis affecting their ankle joint.