Our Tampa Podiatrists specialize in treating ankle arthritis
END STAGE ANKLE ARTHRITIS
Trust Bayshore Podiatry to handle your End Stage Ankle Arthritis Surgery!
Ankle Arthritis is a condition where cartilage has been lost within the talus, tibia, and fibula making up the ankle mortise.
Treatment options include steroid injections, ankle-foot orthosis and custom braces, ankle fusion and ankle replacement.
Depending on condition, bone quality, and position many different methods can be performed by a skilled Bayshore foot and ankle surgeon.
Pre-op Ankle with Arthritis
Total Ankle Replacement
Depending on ankle deformity, underlying medical condition, and age many different ankle replacements, or implants, can be performed to remove the arthritis and allow ankle motion to be maintained.
Joint sparing procedure for end stage arthritis with:
Less down time
Maintain ankle Range of Motion
Save other joints of foot
Joint removing procedure
Gold standard for Ankle DJD
Similar long term functional score as total ankles
No need for further surgeries once healed
Example of 3 ways to fuse ankle - performed by Dr. Barnett
Preop Ankle with arthritis