Your ankle is made up of three bones along with cartilage and connective tissue. In addition to helping you move your feet, this joint keeps you stable while standing, running, and jumping.
During ankle replacement surgery, we remove damaged bone and cartilage and replace it with medical-grade metal and plastic. This complex procedure requires a level of surgical expertise you’ll only find in top programs such as AHN.
Even if the pain is with you 24/7, experts at AHN help you find lasting relief. Our team includes nationally recognized orthopaedic surgeons who are dedicated to treating foot and ankle problems. We perform ankle replacement surgery with a high degree of precision, giving you the some of the best chances for good results. Get more information about our Foot and Ankle Division.
Our complete approach to care includes helping you make a safe transition back to your everyday activities. Our physical therapists have deep expertise in helping people recover from joint replacement surgery. We also offer many services, including strength training, to lower your risk for future ankle problems. Read more about sports performance services.
Conditions that may require ankle replacement surgery include:
The most common reason for ankle replacement surgery is to relieve pain that does not respond to other treatments. Find out more about how we care for foot and ankle pain.
If you are considering ankle replacement surgery, here’s what to expect:
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