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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rolando Melendez
10 years experience in Podiatry
Dependsthe severity: For talus fractures surgery is indicated if the fracture position is unstable or is affecting the subtalar joint. The result of the mri is important ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
24 years experience in Podiatry
Depends: It could be the fracture fragment shifting or soft tissue impingement. See your local podiatrist for evaluation
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Ok: No question was asked , but I would certainly follow with the surgeon who ordered this for the next steps to be taken and for clinical correlation
A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Orthotic cushion: see a podiatrist for orthotics and/or inserts.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
This would require: History, physical examination ; x-rays to properly diagnose.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience in Podiatry
Ankle injury : An avulsion fracture may require several types of treatment based on the size and any displacement of the avulsed bone. This could require casting to ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See orthopedist: I would have to see the xray to make recomendation and have some details about the injury.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience in Pain Management
Tendon tear: Avulsion fracure is where the hamstrings, quadraceps tendon tearsaway from the bone insertion causing a fracture at the insertion site.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Follow up: While an avulsion fracture usually heals well on its own with time, if you are still having stiffness two months out, you need to follow up with a han ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
45 years experience in Podiatry
Pain and swelling: An avulsion fracture is merely a break in a bone caused by a pulling force of a muscle/tendon. In the foot, it is common at the base of the 5th metat ... Read More
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