Ankle Replacement

Ankle replacement surgery is a procedure in which an orthopaedic surgeon replaces the damaged parts of the bones of the ankle joint with artificial parts. This procedure is performed on patients who have severely damaged ankle joints, which can result in pain and loss of mobility.

There are a number of causes for severe damage of the ankle, such as:

  • Arthritis of the ankle joint
  • Ankle fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Infection

There are a number of causes for severe damage of the ankle, such as:

After ankle replacement surgery, you will undergo a period of recovery, during which you may have to wear a cast or a splint, and may need physical therapy. Successful total ankle replacements typically last 10 or more years.

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  • Paul Spiegl, MD, PC

    Paul Spiegl, MD, PC Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Foot & Ankle Specialist

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  • Daniel Nicholson, MD

    Daniel Nicholson, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Sports Medicine

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  • Tedman Vance, MD

    Tedman Vance, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Hand & Upper Extremity

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  • Yolanda Scott, MD

    Yolanda Scott, MD Physiatrist

    Physical Medicine

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  • Obi Osuji, MD

    Obi Osuji, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Hip & Knee Specialist

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American College of Foot Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine (ACFAOM)