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Avulsion Fracture Achilles Tendon
Avulsion fracture to the talus, is this normally operated upon? Await MRI this Friday re tendon damage. Tortion then falling to ground foot held.
Dependsthe severity: For talus fractures surgery is indicated if the fracture position is unstable or is affecting the subtalar joint. The result of the mri is important to evaluate the tendons around the fracture, if there is damage that can not be seen on plain X-ray and determine an AVN. The talus is one of a kind bone because it lacks of direct vascularity, so a precise diagnosis will avoid complications ...Read more
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
Currently healing from confirmed big toe avulsion fracture. I can bend the toe, but there's an odd snapping feeling on the side where the fracture is. Is that the tendon that pulled away from the bone? What could that be? It feels odd.
Depends: It could be the fracture fragment shifting or soft tissue impingement. See your local podiatrist for evaluation ...Read more
My MRI-RightShoulder Joint says below comments. 1) Avulsion fracture of the greater tuberosity is seen at the supraspinatus tendon attachment. The fracture fragment measures 16 x 18 x 12 mm. There is adjacent marrow edema. 2) Thin rim of fluid is seen in
See ortho.: Use sling and pain med.....see a orthopedic doctor. ...Read more
This would require: History, physical examination ; x-rays to properly diagnose. ...Read more
Ankle injury: An avulsion fracture may require several types of treatment based on the size and any displacement of the avulsed bone. This could require casting to surgery. An ankle sprain depending on severity could require rehab to surgery. Clinical exam and imaging helps tailor treatment. ...Read more
See orthopedist: I would have to see the xray to make recomendation and have some details about the injury. ...Read more
Follow up: While an avulsion fracture usually heals well on its own with time, if you are still having stiffness two months out, you need to follow up with a hand specialist or orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. Waiting too much longer may prevent anything more from being done to increase your motion. ...Read more
Avulsion fracture: See image for example. Signs: swelling, tenderness, pain with weightbearing, possible lump if avulsed segment is out of alignment. ...Read more
6-8 weeks: It varies, but most fractures take 6-8 weeks to heal. You would want to make sure it is not a "game keepers thumb" which is an avulsion fracture in which the ulnar collateral ligament often gets inserted between the bone edges and can limit fracture healing; these often require surgery to heal. ...Read more
Avulsion fractures: Avulsion fractures occur when you experience a traumatic injury involving a tendon or ligament interface with bone. When this occurs, either the bone or the ligament is going to fail. In an avulsion fracture, the bone fails to resist the traumatic force subsequently fracturing and still attached to the ligament pulling on it. They are very common, especially in younger individuals. ...Read more
Severe sprain: Most, not all avulsion fractures around the ankle are treated in a manner very similar to a severe ankle sprain. The ligaments that hold the bones of the ankle together can tear in the middle of the ligament, or they can pull off a small piece of bone where the ligament typically attaches to that bone. That is the most common cause of and avulsion fracture. ...Read more
Consult with dr:
This needs to be thoroughly assessed by a specialist - you can be seen for clinical evaluation, as the size of the fracture fragment and its position is very important. This may or may not need a surgical intervention based on many factors pertaining to your particular health picture.
As I see you are in the area, call us! ...Read more
Most avulsion: Fractures ont have a structural issue but make sure the label avulsion fracture isn't something else stiffness after even a small fracture needs therapy to get started in the proper direction tak to your treating physician for a referral to hand therapy. ...Read more
Consevative and: Surgical. An avulsion fracture is an injury to the bone in a place where a tendon or ligament attaches to the bone. When an avulsion fracture occurs, the tendon or ligament pulls off a piece of the bone. Most of the time it will heal without surgery, some situation may require surgery. In both cases I it will require physical therapy and strengthen exercises.. ...Read more
Recheck: Injury from 7 yrs ago should have resolved by now. Time to get new x-rays and recheck. ...Read more
Undiagnosed avulsion fracture left ishial tuberosity. It has been over a year, is there any new treatment? .
Ischial tuberosity: A year old fracture there is typically treated conservatively. Treat the symptoms. Rare surgery--consider ham stretch and strengthening, ultrasound, laser therapy, pt, modalities, nsaids, core exercises, purified omega, etc. If asymptomatic, no specific treatment needed. ...Read more
I had been operated on PCL avulsion fracture. Even after two years, it still pains when I kneel down or run. How can this be reduced?
Depends: On where u have pain with activities u describe, and what an Orthopaedist would find on exam. It doesn't sound like you are having any Sx suggesting instability/failure of PCL. If I had to guess (since no exam) I would bet you have a problem unrelated to PCL problem. See your ortho doc for exam & probable X-ray. ...Read more
Today I fell on my fracture ankle (avulsion fracture). It twisted a bit onwards. Now it hurts like it used to 5 days ago. What could happen?
See your doctor:
You probably re-injured the fraction site.
Deserves and x-ray. ...Read more
Really put weight on an ankle avulsion fracture? Been told could put weight on as tolerated but when I try I hurt for long time after. Been 3 weeks.
Too soon: If you have pain on weight bearing, you need to be non-weight bearing at this time. In the absence of other complications, bone takes about 6 weeks to fully heal. Discuss with your doctor who will evaluate your condtion and progrees. ...Read more
Depends: Depending on where the avulsion occurs and to what degree and what treatment is rendered, will determine the physical therapy needed. The fracture usually has to heal by rest and splint of some sort or may have to be operatively "fixed" with wire, screw or other means. Then, your doctor will recommend the right physical therapy if needed or indicated. Work with your doctor. ...Read more
Weeks: It takes a lot of force to create this injury. So six weeks, things should be on the mend. If not, get some reevaluation. ...Read more
Just went and had an xray and the doc said I had an "avulsion-fracture" - any advice or similar situations?
In general, fractures take 6-8 weeks to heal. An avulsion is a small fracture usually with a soft tissue attachment. Activity such as walking is frequently allowed, because it doesn't prolong the healing. However, for complete healing to take place allow 3-4 months. Symptoms should gradually improve during that time, till they finally resolve. See less
I have an urgent questions about hip avulsion fracture? What are the signs and treatment methods for a hip avulsion fracture?
Mostly non surgical:
The sign is pain and limited mobility of the involed hip.
The vast majority of avulsion fractures heal very well without surgical intervention, but be sure to talk to your doctor about the best treatment for your specific injury. ...Read more
4-6 weeks: It can depend on the location. On average bone may take 4-6 weeks to heal depending on the type of fracture. Each person has a different healing potential depending on age and overall health. ...Read more
Where: It is important to know where and how this fracture occurred. ...Read more
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more