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Ankle Fusion Surgery

If you have severe arthritis in your ankle, an ankle fusion (arthrodesis) should reduce your pain and allow you to do more of your normal activities.

By Andrew Hatfield
Updated: 12th June 2023

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Our Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons offer private ankle fusion surgery.

Privately you will benefit from no waiting lists or long delays for an ankle fusion surgery at Fairfield Independent Hospital.

What is an ankle fusion?

Ankle fusion is a surgical procedure which joins together the main bones of the ankle joint. The ankle joint surfaces which generate the pain are removed. The joints are then fused together with screws.

Before considering surgery, it is important to be aware that all surgical procedures carry a certain amount of risk and it is important that you understand the risks involved with ankle fusion.

Key facts about the procedure