A 46-year-old member asked:
how can i tell if i broke my heel?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 39 years experience
Xray or CT scan: A broken heel or calcaneus is best diagnosed with rays. Many show up on a series of plain xrays, others are more subtle and may require a ct scan or and mri. Clinical signs are pain in heel on weight bearing, swelling , bruising and deformity with painful motion (inversion/eversion).
Podiatry 41 years experience
X-rays will show: A fracture almost all of the time. Heel fractures typically involve a significant injury, so if you don't recall anything major, your heel pain may have a different cause.
Podiatry 28 years experience
Xray: Or CT scan or MRI can all be helpful.....
A 28-year-old member asked:
What can you do for heel splits?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
I will explain: Heel split happened when the skin whic cover this part of the foot cracked and the crack have hard time to heel , because the poor circulation of the area. I found keep the heel dry , clean and use
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A 47-year-old member asked:
How can I treat policeman heel?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Sports Medicine 46 years experience
Refer to answer: This is usually called plantar fasciaitis. The cause is very complicated. Can try a good insole, with cold pack and stretch. If that does not work, then therapy and cortison injection is the last on the agenda.If persist then see your physician.
A 38-year-old member asked:
What's a spur, and can you get multiple spurs or spurs in other places besides the heel?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
A bony point: A sharp point of bone is a spur, yes they can appear in any bone/joint but usually are in high pressure points.
A 35-year-old member asked:
What is a heel stick?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Blood work: In adults sometimes a finger stick gives enough blood to run a few types of tests. In babies, their fingers are just too small but there heels are the perfect size. Same idea, just a different location.
A 30-year-old member asked:
What are the most typical causes of heel paina?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 14 years experience
Heel Pain: The most common causes of heel pain include: plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis, calcaneal stress fracture.
Last updated Jan 5, 2019
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