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Ankle replacement was once disparaged as borderline quackery. No longer.

Once disparaged as borderline quackery, the total ankle replacement is gaining acceptance as a treatment for crippling arthritis and serious injuries.

You have your general surgical risks, which include infection, healing problems of the wound, integration of implant into bone, blood clots, things like that, said Gary Feldman, a Washington area podiatrist and surgeon.

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