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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Several: X-ray, ct scan, mri.

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Heel fracture: Calcaneal fractures vary with intra-extraarticular, displaced vs not. More painful if more soft tissue involvement.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Stolarski
31 years experience in Podiatry
Heel fracture: Marked ecchymosis and pain with significant deformity.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vern Chuba
22 years experience in Podiatry
Pain: Pain with inabilty to place weight on the foot. Recommend xray.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Any type of Fx of-: -the calcaneus. The most serious R from a fall from height & landing on Ur feet.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Ryan
Dr. Jay Ryan answered
12 years experience in podiatry
Nothing: A true heel fracture (calcaneal fracture) is relatively rare, in terms of overall foot/ankle fractures. Most commonly, they occur after a fall from he ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Couple: Deprnding on the severity of the fracture, immobilization may be ok, or surgery may be needed.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
See Podiatrist: Podiatrist will evaluate and x-ray and make diagnosis.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Need x ray: Examination may see swelling , deformity, confirmation by x ray.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Malkin
15 years experience in Anesthesiology
X-ray: Only way to be sure is x-ray. Depending on history and exam, doctor will order to differentiate between soft tissue and bone as pain source. Common ca ... Read More

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