Cryoneurolysis: A Novel Treatment for Painful Ankle Osteoarthritis

This will be an open-label trial to assess whether freezing nerves around the ankle can reduce pain due to ankle osteoarthritis.

This study will consist of 5-6 visits over a 6 month period. 

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- Over 18 years age

- Pain on most days of the month.

- Body mass index (BMI) ≤ 40 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

- Baseline knee, hip, spine or other limitations that affect walking ability.

- Women who are pregnant. 

- Arthroscopy or open surgery of the ankle joint within 6 months of screening.

- Planned/anticipated surgery of the index ankle joint during the 6-month study period.

Principal Investigator

Neil A Segal, MD

Study Contact


Estimated Completion Date

Friday, May 1, 2020 #