Ankle arthritis is a pain when walking and one of the most common complaints patients bring to the attention of Dr. Jose Loor at DeLoor Podiatry in Gramercy, New York. Injury and osteoarthritis can also cause ankle pain, but ankle arthritis is prevalent. It’s among the most commonly affected joints of those with arthritis, which affects 1% of the population. It occurs in more women than men at the ratio of 3 to 1. Symptoms appear in the ages between 40 and 60.