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Good question...: In 20+ years, I have not seen a "dislodged" cuboid. The better question is what is going on to give it the appearance of being dislocated? What pathology is going on? ...Read more
I have my biggest cross country race of the yr coming up but think I have cuboid syndrome, what can I do?
Depends: What you do in this situation is dependent on how much time you have before the big race. In brief, it needs rest, modalities to reduce inflammation and alter loading or conditioning. If the race is in a few days then aggressive medical management with anti-inflammatory medications may save your race and the preparation you have made. If you have more time, then greater options are available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With manipulation: Cuboid syndrome is generally treated by manipulative therapy/reduction such as the cuboid whip. Other treatment options may include taping, orthotics, and stretching. The prognosis in people who have suffered a cuboid syndrome is usually pretty good and most people do not experience any pain and do return to their activity. More studies are needed to find out what works best to treat cuboid synd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Very unlikely bone to break, but if broken, it would depend on severity. Unlike other fractures, because it's an uncommon fracture type, the cuboid usually has other fractures or injuries associated with it if it does have a fracture. Recovery may take longer because of the multiple injuries, but isolated cuboid fracture takes the same amount of time as any fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High signal is seen within 1st & 3rd cuneiform and within anterior lateral aspect of cuboid possible bony injury?
Would the abnormalities in my cuboid (both have "steps" in) account for a break in it without there being any trauma?
Step on it.: There a multiple explanations for a cuboid to fracture, but most occur as a result of "trauma". The degree of force necessary to cause a fracture is of course dependent on multiple factors. Included in the list are general health, bone density, anatomical variations and gross trauma. Without the particulars, it is difficult to say if the proximal cause is due to "steps". ...Read more
Please tell me MRI high signal identified within inner aspect medial cuneiform and lateral aspect of 3rd cuneiform along outer anterior aspect cuboid?
I'd need the images.: In creased signal can be due to marrow edema (swelling) or stress fracture. If it is rounded it may represent a bone cyst. There are many causes of increased signal, and it depends on what pulse sequence the signal is increased. Fat causes increased signal on t1, but is dark on stir. ...Read more
NOT RELATED: With this limited information, I don't think the two are related. Any history of injury? Following a good history and physical, x-rays are in order. Dr. Latva ...Read more
Need more info : Is there a stress fracture? What has the doctor or radiologist suggested the high signal in MRI is caused by? I've never heard of micro fracture surgery for the small bones of the mid foot. I'd like you to get a 3d ct scan to rule out fracture or arthritic changes or bone tumor. Try cast and crutches with bone stimulator first before surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, I am looking for a doctor/sport practitioner, that can perform a cuboid adjustment in the jacksonville, fl area. ?
Mri shows intraosseous ganglion cyst within the cuboid. Cause of my pain? Is it common and how to fix it. Does it keep growing? Anything I can do?
My peroneus tertius was subluxing/snapping after injury. Surgeon found a tubercule on cuboid and cut it out releasing tendon. What tubercule was it?
Foot anatomy: The bones of your foot consist of the navicular which Is conneceted to the cuneiforms (medial, intermediate and lateral) which are then connected to your metatarsals 1,2,3 Your peroneus tertius attachest o your fifth metatarsal that connects to your cuboid. The cuboid is a cube shaped tarsal bone just behind your fifth metatarsal. ON the picture to the left you can see the cuboid, ...Read more
I recently found out that i partially dislocated my 4th metatarsal from my cuboid bone, what is the general treatment for this? and how long?
I have a painful hard lump in the area of cuboid or base of 5th mt.My dr. Is treating for peroneal insertional tendonitis, what else could it be?
I went for a run and the next day my left foot started to Hurt as I step on it, i think It's cuboid syndrome, should resting it work? Or see a Dr?
Foot pain: Cuboid syndrome occurs due to a dislocation of the cuboid bone and can not be diagnosed on xrays but is often diagnosed clinically. If it is indeed cuboid syndrome, the cuboid bone will eventually need to be manipulated back into place and the foot will need to be taped or splinted for a few days along with ice, rest and some anti-inflammatory meds; otherwise, your foot pain will recur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer