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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Surgery: You would need surgery to re-align the bones.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
FOOT FRACTURE: The healing from a foot FRACRURE can be very painful. Follow up with orthopedic doctor and request an air cast. Also stronger pain meditation ie ultr ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Tepper
40 years experience in Podiatry
If displaced....: If in fact the metatarsal fracture is displace, based upon the amount of displacement and the specific metatarsal involved, immobilization at the very ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Tepper
40 years experience in Podiatry
Immobile it: If the displaced fracture is able to be reduce and maintained by the buddy splinting, either a surgical shoe or cam walker should be worn until the fr ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Depends: Depends on 1) which metacarpal and 2) the degree of displacement involving the angulation, rotation and shortening. You must be evaluated by an orthop ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Either: You need an exam and x-ray to tell the differance.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Immobilization: ?Usually the treatment is no weight bearing, followed by a walking boot to protect the foot. As pain improves, activity can be accelerated this proce ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. DAVID HESTER
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Trimalleolar fractur: A trimalleolar ankle fracture by definition is an unstable ankle fracture that requires operative fixation. It includes the the distal fibula( lateral ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
18 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes and no.: It will depend where the broken bone is and the stability of the hairline fracture. If it is in an unstable region, a cast (and possibly nonweight-bea ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
They Happen!: Most any joint can develop hypertrophy (enlargement) of bone. "spurs" is the common term for this build up of bone. It can be the result of trauma t ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Lots of possiblities: Is the ankle fully healed. If it is, did it heal in good alignment. Could be compensating as a result of injury and putting abnormal stress on other s ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Pain swelling &: Pain swelling and deformity at the level of the injured metacarpal.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Medial/ lateral: Medial is the inner side of the ankle, lateral the outer side. Posterior is towards the back. Hope it helps .
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A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Hard to say: This may need surgery but it depends on your orthopedic surgeon as to what's the best course for you. Either way you'll need a cast.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
ANKLE FRACTURE: Management of an ankle fractue may involve a cast, brace, or surgery depending on the fracture pattern.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
You should: consult with a sports medicine specialist.
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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Either: Either could handle the problem.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Kayvanfar
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See orthopedic surg: Please see an orthopedic surgeon. Most likely need to be on crutches for a number of weeks. May need to wear a cast or boot as well. Some taler fr ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
What's the ?: You failed to ask a question. What would you like to know?
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Chip fracture: A small fragment of bone that has "chipped" off the main bone. Usually needs minimal treatment.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, it should if-: -U expect 2 have a functioning knee 4 the rest of Ur life. It can only separate more, & a simple reduction & fixation will do what U want it 2 ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience in Podiatry
Non-union: May require surgery with internal fixation.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Badman
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably: Fortunately the cuneiforms are pretty rigid with alot of soft tissue/capsular attachment that help form the midfoot. A cast should help to allow thin ... Read More
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