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Ankle Bone Spur Surgery Recovery
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Where is it???: I know it seems like an obvious question, but depending on exactly where the spur is at, there can be a number of possible answers. Sorry! ...Read more
Midfoot bone spurs - are a cause of overpronation and plantar fasciitis? My running progress is hindered by foot issues, should I get surgery?
What's the treatment an longterm medication for ankle bone spurs and big toe joint spur if there is pain an symptoms?
Bone spurs: Having bone spurs on those joints usually means there is arthritis of those joints most likely from an injury since you are only 22 years old. Typical arthritis takes many more years to develop. O-T-C anti inflammatory medication may help. However, long term use is usually not recommended. There are some topical anti inflammatory meds that can be prescribed. Best to see your Foot Specialist. ...Read more
I'm 7 weeks post hallux rigidus surgery/bone spur removal. Having a lot of burning on top of foot along with tightness and deep redness especially at?
Possible nerve issue: If you have had this feeling since the surgery sometimes the nerves in the skin are irritated. If it is new it could indicate infection or scar adhesions. If the redness is spreading out from your incision you should follow up with the surgeon as you may need antibiotics. If the scar is tight and skin is immobile you can do circular massage or use scar creams. ...Read more
Surgery on my right foot 9 weeks ago for bone spurs. Suspect nerve impingent, pain to left of scar. Started PT, now have bruising by big toe?
If you had surgery: I would recommend that you see your surgeon in follow up ...Read more
Is there usually a period of non-weight bearing after ankle arthroscopy if bone spurs are removed from leg bones? No-microfracture of talus.
As comfort dictates: There is no specific reason that you can not put weight after arthroscopic spur removal. Weight bearing a tolerated usually is your status. Keep the ankle elevated higher than your heart for first few days to decrease swelling. It will hurt to walk on it initially so walkonit if you like to suffer, . As usual it is best to follow the protocol of your surgeon who did it, theyknow the situation best. ...Read more
It depends...: Usually 4-6 weeks but it depends on the type of procedure performed and on the individual that it was performed on. Each person has a different healing potential depending on age and overall health. ...Read more
Had surgery to remove bone spur from elbow and repaired tricep tendon at insertion point of elbow. What is the recovery timeline?
So I took your advice after the last message and got an MRI. Turns out I had a bone spur and bursitis. I've had the surgery (in January) and had good recovery for the first few weeks, I was getting nearly full movement back. Putting my arm behind my back
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X-ray: An x-ray should reveal a bone spur. ...Read more
Bone spurs: Bone spurs to the feet and ankles are most often caused from trauma or arthritis (wear and tear to the joints) or in the case of the calcaneous (heel bone) can be from Enthesopathy (pulling of soft tissue from bone). This can be cause from the tendon or ligament from being too tight and resulting in a chronic pulling off situation. See your podiatrist and he/she can help. ...Read more
Bonespur knee: I'd visit your doctor and begin by getting an exam and x-ray of your knee so that you can get a specific diagnosis. That is how you can best determine if medical treatment (medication, physical therapy, special exercises) would suffice. Surgery would only be needed if your symptoms continued to progress despite this medical program. ...Read more
During surgery to remove a bone spur is it normal for the dr. To pull muscle back and split the tendon to get to the bone spur?
Yes: Need access to spur. Might have to split muscle or tendon tissue to get access ...Read more
I have fluid on my elbow. It has been there a couple months. I had rotator cuff and bone spur surgery on same arm one year ago. Are these related?
Prob. Not: Rotator cuff repair/decompression surgery from a year ago would not cause 'fluid on the elbow'.Sounds like you have the common olecranon bursitis caused by bumping the back of your elbow, resting it on table tops, etc. Or previous elbow surgery. See your pcp if it becomes painful or inflamed/draining fluid. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm 29 and had arthroscopic surgery to repair a partially torn Subscapularis and remove a bone spur, 7 weeks in and it still hurts, is this normal?
Can a bone spur project out of back of ankle all of a sudden overnight? I have a small raised bump on back of ankle and have been diagnosed with spur
Not a bone spur: A true bone spur cannot form over night. That is not to say that you cannot have a bone spur there already that caused irritation and swelling that did appear overnight. You could also have a cyst. ...Read more
Would bone spurs hurt 24/7? I have either those or a tendon problem. Front of ankle only hurts to lunge/jump and KILLS to tumble on if I try even once
I had surgery on my left shouler bone spurs and cute tendon on the june 24th and today I was sitting on coach and my shoulder popped an has a burning?
Varies: Multiple potential causes, probably most common is you just broke up a little but if scar in that area. If it does not improve or is associated with new onset weakness in your arm I would let your surgeon know right away. ...Read more
Why is discectomy and fusion necessary when the problem is nerve root compression from bone spurs. Research says disc comp gen. Resolves w/out surgery?
Depends on Diagnosis: For disc herniation disectomy shown give quicker leg pain relief no difference at two years sport trial. Fusion are recommended for spinal instability not generally a problem with a simple disc herniation really need to know what symptom you want to get treat and what the diagnosis is, generally stenosis can be accompanied with spondylolithesis a slip which does better as a decompression and fusion ...Read more
I had a work related injury last year in my shoulder had surgery to repair a small tear in the cuff and nasty bone spurs. And elbow surgery to clean?
Surgery: Sorry to hear about your issue. And your question is? ...Read more
I had planter facitus surgery and also had a bone spur cut away from my heal. It has been 4 1/2 weeks since the surgery. I am still wearing a night splint but continue to have severe pain in my heal. H long will I have to put up with this. I also have
Takes: Several months to heal. I suggest you discuss this with the surgeon. ...Read more
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