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Where is osteoarthritis most likely to happen in your foot and ankle?

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The following are the most common foot joints affected by osteoarthritis:

  • The three joints of your foot that involve the heel bone, the inner mid-foot bone, and the outer mid-foot bone
  • The joint of your big toe and foot bone
  • The joint where your ankle and shinbone meet

From: Foot and Ankle Osteoarthritis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS): "What Is Osteoarthritis?" and "Hand Out on Health: Osteoarthritis."

National Institute on Aging: "Age Page: Arthritis Advice."

 

Reviewed by David Zelman on November 3, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS): "What Is Osteoarthritis?" and "Hand Out on Health: Osteoarthritis."

National Institute on Aging: "Age Page: Arthritis Advice."

 

Reviewed by David Zelman on November 3, 2018

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