What are symptoms of osteoarthritis of the foot?

What are symptoms of osteoarthritis of the foot?

Christopher Chiodo, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis is a disease that affects joints -- and each foot has 33 of them! So it should come as no surprise that your feet are especially susceptible. Osteoarthritis is characterized by pain and stiffness early in the morning, which diminishes as you move about but gradually returns later in the day. As you try to compensate for the pain, your gait may become abnormal, and you may even limp. Rest may help alleviate the symptoms.

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