Welcome to the Center for Foot Care, where we specialize in providing effective treatment for arthritis in the feet. If you are experiencing common symptoms such as swollen joints, joint pain, hand pain, ankle pain, hand swelling, red joints, morning stiffness, joint stiffness, joint swelling, and painful movements, we highly recommend scheduling an appointment with Dr. Titko at our Cincinnati podiatrist offices as soon as possible.
Understanding Arthritis in Feet
Arthritis is a condition that affects the joints, causing inflammation, pain, and stiffness. When it affects the feet, it can significantly impact daily activities and mobility. There are different types of arthritis that can affect the feet, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and gout. It is important to understand the symptoms and seek professional treatment to manage the condition effectively.
Common Symptoms of Arthritis in Feet
Arthritis in the feet can manifest through various symptoms, including:
- Swollen joints
- Joint pain
- Ankle pain
- Red joints
- Morning stiffness
- Joint stiffness
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, it is crucial to consult with a specialist for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
Arthritis Treatment Options
At the Center for Foot Care, we offer a range of treatment options to effectively manage arthritis in the feet. Depending on the severity of the condition, non-surgical or surgical treatments may be recommended.
Non-Surgical Treatments for Arthritis in Feet
Non-surgical treatments aim to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and improve joint function. These may include:
- joint lubrication
- biologic/cellular therapy
- anti-inflamatory medication
Our experienced podiatrists will assess your condition and develop a personalized treatment plan to address your specific needs.
Surgical Options for Severe Cases
In severe cases of foot arthritis where non-surgical treatments are not sufficient, surgical intervention may be necessary. Our skilled surgeons offer the following surgical options:
- Joint fusion to stabilize and relieve pain
- Joint replacement to restore joint function
Our team will guide you through the surgical process, ensuring your comfort and successful recovery.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What are the common symptoms of arthritis in feet?
A: Common symptoms include swollen joints, joint pain, ankle pain, red joints, morning stiffness, and joint stiffness.
Q: How is arthritis diagnosed in the feet?
A: Diagnosis involves a thorough examination, medical history review, imaging tests, and possibly joint fluid analysis.
Q: Can arthritis in the feet be prevented?
A: While arthritis cannot be completely prevented, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, managing weight, and avoiding excessive stress on the feet can help reduce the risk.
Q: What non-surgical treatments are available for arthritis in feet?
A: Non-surgical treatments may include medications, physical therapy, exercises, and the use of assistive devices or custom orthotics.
Q: How long does recovery take after foot arthritis surgery?
A: Recovery time varies depending on the type of surgery and individual healing abilities. Our team will provide detailed post-operative instructions and monitor your progress closely.
Q: Are there any risks or complications associated with foot arthritis treatment?
A: As with any medical procedure, there are potential risks and complications. Our experienced team will discuss these with you and take necessary precautions to minimize any potential issues.
Q: How can I schedule an appointment with Dr. Titko?
A: Scheduling an appointment is easy. You can contact our office directly or use our convenient online appointment scheduling system. Our friendly staff will assist you in finding a suitable time for your visit.
Meet Our Expert Podiatrist – Dr. Titko
Dr. Titko is a highly skilled podiatrist with extensive experience in treating foot arthritis. Her expertise and dedication to patient care have helped numerous individuals regain their mobility and improve their quality of life. With a focus on personalized treatment plans, Dr. Titko ensures that each patient receives the best possible care.
Don’t just take our word for it – read our patient testimonials and success stories to see the positive impact Dr. Titko has made in the lives of our patients.
Contact Us and Appointment Scheduling
If you are suffering from arthritis in your feet, don’t wait any longer to seek professional help. Contact the Center for Foot Care today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Titko. Our friendly staff is ready to assist you and provide the care you need to alleviate your symptoms and improve your foot health.