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I have a fractured foot and Lisfranc injury. Almost fell and flexed my foot in the plaster cast - having bad ankle pain. Did unmake it worse?

I have a fractured foot and Lisfranc injury. Almost fell and flexed my foot in the plaster cast - having bad ankle pain. Did unmake it worse?

Unmake it worse-: -means it got it better. but I kno what U mean. Lisfrank fractures R quite unstable, and is Cn in football, or other sports when the foot is hyper flexed, & often needs surgery depending on Ur activity level. it should B followed by an ortho surg, not an ER Doc or PCP. if it is acute, get in 2 have it rechecked even if it did not cause an increase in pain. they need close watching & a tight cast. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


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3 days ago I fractured the distal tip of the fibula. I'm having very severe heel pain with ankle pain. Normal? Heel pain is 10/10 and non stop almost

3 days ago I fractured the distal tip of the fibula. I'm having very severe heel pain with ankle pain. Normal? Heel pain is 10/10 and non stop almost

Severe heel pain: Severe heel pain is not typical with ankle fractures unless you also have injured your heel . Go back for another dr to evaluate you as u probably have a fracture in your hind foot ...Read more

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How to help ankle pain from fractured growth plate injury that happened over a year ago?

How to help ankle pain from fractured growth plate injury that happened over a year ago?

See a specialist: There are different types of growth plate fractures. If the fracture involved the ankle joint then there may be damage in the joint cartilage causing the pain. Any misalignment of a bone in the joint can also cause pain. You need to see a specialist who will evaluate and possibly take an MRI to see if there is any damage in the joint. ...Read more

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What are the long term symptoms/damage from bi-malleolar ankle fractures. I have had ankle pain since a 35 ft fall in '85, ?

What are the long term symptoms/damage from bi-malleolar  ankle fractures.  I have had ankle pain since a 35 ft fall in '85, ?

Arthritis: Typically fractures that involve a joint may go on to post traumatic arthritis. This is arthritis caused by the injury not osteoarthritis or whole body arthritis. This usually is localized to the affected joint. Painfulankle arthritis may be treated by steroid injections, bracing or surgery including total ankle replacement or ankl fusion. Ankle replacement is a good option if you are a candidate. ...Read more

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Ankle/ foot fracture risk at 59?

Ankle/ foot fracture risk at 59?

Increased Risk: There is always a risk of fracture if one twists their ankle (either in the ankle bones or commonly at the fifth metatarsal base). This risk increases as bone density decreases especially in post menopausal patients. ...Read more

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Will i be able to walk on foot if my ankle is broken or fractured but with pain and swelling?

Will i be able to walk on foot if my ankle is broken or fractured but with pain and swelling?

Broken ankle: Yes you could have a fracture in your ankle and still walk on it. If there is continued pain and swelling, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Apart from X-ray what r obvious signs of fractured ankle/foot it's swollen can walk but painful to swells more wen i do?

Apart from X-ray what r obvious signs of fractured ankle/foot it's swollen can walk but painful to swells more wen i do?

Difficult to tell: Clinically, it is difficult to differentiate an ankle fracture from a bad sprain. A rule of thumb generally used is that if you can bear weight or walk, it is less likely you have a fracture. If you have continued pain it is best to see a physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
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Ankle Pain (Definition)

It is simply that one's ankle hurts. A common scenario is that of an acute ankle sprain. Please ask again if there are more details or ...Read more