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Arthritis of the Foot Specialist

Podiatrist & Foot & Ankle Surgery in Mill Creek, WA

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Arthritis of the Foot services offered in Mill Creek, WA

At Hansen Foot & Ankle, we specialize in providing top-quality podiatry services to the communities of Mill Creek, Everett, Snohomish, Marysville, Seattle, Bellevue, and Bellingham. Our experienced team of podiatrists is dedicated to helping you achieve optimal foot health and mobility.

One of the conditions we treat at Hansen Foot & Ankle is arthritis. Arthritis is a common condition that can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints of the feet and ankles. Dr. Hansen will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan to manage your arthritis symptoms and improve your quality of life.

 At Hansen Foot & Ankle, we use the latest techniques and technologies to provide the best possible care for our patients. Our goal is to help you achieve optimal foot health and mobility, so you can enjoy an active and fulfilling life.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment at our podiatry practice. We look forward to helping you achieve healthy, pain-free feet and ankles.

Arthritis of the Foot Q & A

Q: What is foot arthritis? A: Foot arthritis is a condition that causes inflammation and pain in the joints of the feet. It can occur in any of the joints in the foot, but it is most common in the big toe, midfoot, and ankle.

Q: What causes foot arthritis? A: Foot arthritis can be caused by a variety of factors, including wear and tear on the joints, injury, and genetics. Certain medical conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and gout, can also increase the risk of developing foot arthritis.

Q: What are the symptoms of foot arthritis? A: The symptoms of foot arthritis can vary depending on the severity of the condition. Common symptoms include pain, stiffness, and swelling in the affected joints. Some people may also experience difficulty walking or standing for long periods of time.

Q: How is foot arthritis treated? A: Treatment for foot arthritis depends on the underlying cause and the severity of the condition. Common treatments include pain medication, physical therapy, and orthotics. In severe cases, surgery may be necessary to repair or replace the damaged joint.

Q: Can foot arthritis be prevented? A: While it is not always possible to prevent foot arthritis, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk. Maintaining a healthy weight, wearing supportive shoes, and avoiding activities that put excessive strain on your feet can all help to prevent foot arthritis. If you have a family history of arthritis or other risk factors, talk to Dr. Hansen about ways to reduce your risk.