Orthopaedic Procedures | Ankle Replacement

Ankle arthritis can be treated with replacing the Ankle joint by doing a Total ankle Replacement. This allows for mobility and relieves pain. Below is a type of ankle joint which is uncemented mobile bearing joint.

 

Ankle replacement is suitable for arthritis provided there is not significant deformity viz. tilt of the talus in the ankle mortise. Literature has shown that higher degrees of such deformities cause failure of the joint.