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Durham, NH
A 23-year-old male asked:

I had foot surgery six months ago for a broken navicular. everything went well but i tend to get a lot of foot cramps now. will that ever resolve?

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Dr. Fui Dawson
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 16 years experience
The pain may resolve: It will be hard to say without seeing an xray of your foot. typically the pain goes away with time unless there was a complication following the surgery. Pain can be caused by a variety of things including hardware position or scar tissue
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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 46 years experience
Talk to the surgeon.: Foot cramping beginning 6 months after the surgery means that the surgery may have effected the function of the foot. The solution is ask the surgeon for his solution. You may need therapy, orthotics or a combination of the two to turn the problem around. I doubt if this will clear up without some type of intervention, in fact, it may increase without treatment.
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Last updated Jan 22, 2016


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