Increased Pain and Swelling in the morning or after sitting or resting

Arthritis is inflammation of the joint that causes excessive pain and swelling of the joint especially in the morning or after sitting or resting for a long period of time.

Characteristics of increased pain & swelling:

  • Cause: Arthritis of the foot and ankle like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and posttraumatic arthritis

  • Symptoms: Pain and swelling that increases especially in morning, after sitting or taking rest for long period of time.

  • Treatment: Arthroscopic debridement (cleansing) is performed to remove loose cartilage, inflamed synovial tissue, and bone spurs from arthritic joint