What is an ankle prosthesis?
An ankle prosthesis means that the ankle joint is replaced with artificial material. Pain in osteoarthritis is the most common complaint leading to ankle prosthesis.
Pain caused by osteoarthritis of the ankle lead to:
Limited walking distance
Walking stairs is difficult
Dis-alignment of the ankle may be an "O" or "X" position; using an ankle prosthesis is not possible
Obstruction in bending of the Ankle
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