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Avulsion fracture ankle
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Luksanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Severe sprain: Most, not all avulsion fractures around the ankle are treated in a manner very similar to a severe ankle sprain. The ligaments that hold the bones of ... Read More
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Podiatry 36 years experience
Serious injury.: The ligaments around the injury area were stronger than the bone they were attached to. The ligaments held, but pulled a portion of the bone off.
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 44-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Rehabilitation: Most avulsion fractures are treated conservatively with pain and swelling control and early return to activities. Ofter bracing or splinting are used... Read More
6.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Podiatry 41 years experience
Immobilization: Usually immobilization by cast or cam walker will do it but if a large piece of bone is pulled off them surgery may be indicated.
5.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 35-year-old member asked:
Rheumatology 46 years experience
See an orthopedist: You need to be evaluated by an orthopedist. You may need surgery to repair or remove the avulsed segment of bone but at the least you will probably ne... Read More
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 16-year-old female asked:
Podiatry 26 years experience
Simple fracture: Should take about 6-8 weeks to heal enough to do moderate activity
3.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 43-year-old female asked:
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Reinjury/ insuff. Rx: If not enough immobilization following sprain or avulsion fracture, followed by not enough rehabilitation therapy, injury and chronic pain may recur. ... Read More
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 21-year-old female asked:
Pain Management 39 years experience
Fracture pain: It is quite common for pt to cause the pain to increase initially. If this gets progressively worse then i would be concerned.
4.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 49-year-old male asked:
A Verified Doctoranswered
No wiggling or flexi: It usually take# at least 6 weeks for fractures to heal hence immobilization for that period, preferably with no weight bearing. Patience is key! NSAI... Read More
35 viewsAnswered Oct 16, 2020
A 48-year-old member asked:
Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: It means that you tore off a piece of bone from the main bone and it has never healed back to the bone.
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 32-year-old member asked:
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me help you: What most likely you did aggravated old injury or have new injury.
Go and have x-ray done to see what happen.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 35-year-old female asked:
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 39 years experience
Not healed: That it hurts after weight bearing means that you cannot "tolerate" it. So u are not ready to most fractures take 6-8 weeks to become asymptomatic. W... Read More
4.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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