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Ankle Pain Relief

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Ankle Pain Relief In Redding

Redding Doctor Offers Leading Technology For Ankle Problems

Thanks to new ankle pain treatments, many people who have suffered for years are able to get relief from ankle pain and get back to activities they enjoy.

Dr. Jason Nowak of Shasta Orthopaedics was recently featured on KRCR TV News in a segment highlighting his experience with leading ankle replacement technology. New advances in the field of joint replacement are elevating the way Dr. Nowak and other surgeons are able to treat their patients.

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Relief Options For Ankle Arthritis Pain Vary Among Individuals

Friday, April 10th, 2015

For many years, patients suffering from arthritic ankles and bone-on-bone pain had limited options: live with the pain, or have the bones fused. Relatively recent advancements in new technologies and surgical techniques have since opened up new options for treatment of osteoarthritis in ankles including the more traditional open ankle fusion (arthrodesis), arthroscopic ankle fusion, and joint replacement (also called total ankle replacement or TAR).

While choice of treatment options is encouraging, making a decision about which option to select is not always easy, and is usually affected by a patient’s personal circumstances.