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Cuboid avulsion fracture

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 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
Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Orthopedic Surgery 22 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 member asked:
Dr. John Golberg
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Weeks: It takes a lot of force to create this injury. So six weeks, things should be on the mend. If not, get some reevaluation.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Molinari
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 11 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
Dr. Matthew Davis
Podiatry 13 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
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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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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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 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
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Same thing: Chipped bone and fracture are same thing. A chipped is just a small fracture.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kormylo
Podiatry 14 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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Chip fracture: A small fragment of bone that has "chipped" off the main bone. Usually needs minimal treatment.

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