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Cuboid avulsion fracture

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Very simple Cam Boot: Avulsions: common due to numerus capsular and ligamentous attachments to the cuboid. Treatment: 5-7 days nwb, elevation followed by progressive weigh... Read More
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Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Depends on fracture: A small avulsion fracture of the cuboid may require no treatment other than crutches and pain control. Others may require non weight bearing for a pro... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Molinari
Orthopedic Surgery 12 years experience
Immobilization: LoriF, You may need a longer period of immobilization either in a boot or, more strictly, in a short leg cast if these symptoms are still bothering y... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Davis
Podiatry 14 years experience
Immobilize: You may need to stay immobilized for up to 8 weeks. If still having symptoms therapy may help you with your gait. If the fracture itself is still hurt... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Urgent Care 20 years experience
See Orthopaedics: Please see a specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery. Sounds like you may have a Lisfranc injury that may have not been evident on first exam. if the MD see... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 45 years experience
Easy goes it.: It sounds as though you are on the road to recovery. A cam walking cast is most likely appropriate for the injury you have described. It will be some ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 30 years experience
A tendon injury: Sometimes, instead of a tendon tearing (a sprain) it pulls off the bone. It often takes a small piece of bone with it. This is called an avulsion fr... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Yes : You could use cam boot and walk with it.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kormylo
Podiatry 15 years experience
Depends on routine: Typically a patient with this type of injury can get back on an exercise bicycle with light resistance at 4-6 weeks. High impact activity like running... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Chip fracture: A small fragment of bone that has "chipped" off the main bone. Usually needs minimal treatment.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bloome
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Depends: This really depends on which bone is involved. Some avulsion fractures require no therapy at all while others may involve therapy.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
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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