Did you know? There are more than 100 different kinds of arthritis and related conditions.
The most common types which affect your feet are;
Osteoarthritis occurs from wear and tear, (joint deterioration), as a result of ageing or trauma. Our oldest patient with this condition is an incredible 99 years old.
Rheumatoid arthritis – This is an autoimmune condition. This means that your body recognises itself as a foreign attack. And in turn the body will start to fight against itself. Unfortunately this causes damage to your joints. This is the most common condition we see in clinic. It tends to occur in middle aged women. Rheumatoid Arthritis affects the smaller joints most commonly in the hands and feet.
Common Symptoms in the feet include;
burning and tingling.