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Avulsion Fracture Big Toe
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.
Toe fracture: Hard to tell without an examinationGet a more detailed answer ›
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
Have avulsion fracture of 5th metatarsal...26 days ago. Just off crutches and into walking boot. Why am i bruised on top of foot near 2nd/3rd toes?
Bleeding: When i bone breaks it oozes blood. The blood can pool because of gravity and likely ended up near 2nd/3rd toes for you. ...Read more
3 weeks ago have a non displaced avulsion fracture on the tuberoisty of 5th Metatarsal. been off the foot.When can I start gently using it? please!
Dancer's Fracture.: This sounds like a fracture know as a dancers fracture. With a walking cast boot and guarded ambulation, count on about 6 weeks for the bone to be strong enough to bear weight without the boot. It could take as much as 8 to 12 weeks tor total recovery and thus back to normal activity. ...Read more
Immobilization: ?Usually the treatment is no weight bearing, followed by a walking boot to protect the foot. As pain improves, activity can be accelerated this process can take 6-12 weeks. ...Read more
My foot has been put in a cast bc of an avulsion fracture. How long will it take to heal? I go to get and X-ray in two weeks.
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
I have an avulsion fracture in the middle top of my foot. My foot and ankle are also sprained. Does this require a cast?
I have an avulsion fracture of my 5th metatarsal bone in my foot. What will i experience during my treatment?
Month Post foot surgery. Navicular avulsion fracture removal and cyst curettage. What could cause severe pain in that foot when breathing?
R/O DVT: DVT=Blood Clot would cause unilateral foot pain and swelling. . A Doppler US of the lower extremity will define the anatomy. Other conditions to evaluate are LYMPHEDEMA/RSD(REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY). /AVN( AVASCULAR necrosis )Also a full clotting W/U. You need a prompt exam and through W/U. ...Read more
5th metatarsal avulsion fracture at base 2 weeks ago. Sharp pains in ankle& back of calf. Burning sensation at times on top of foot. Is this normal?
Pain in foot from injury 6 mos ago. MRI report says I have a chronic avulsion fracture with associated cystic change. Does this mean I have arthritis?
Not : Necessarily. Cystic change with bone means there is some porous spots of the bone,,,,sometimes this is repairable. Arthritic changes are often not repairable without surgery. Avulsion fractures often do not occur at the joint surface (though possible) arthritis would occur if the joint cartiledge was damaged. ...Read more
I have a cuboid (possibly an avulsion) fracture in my right foot. Have been wearing a soft cast (moon boot) for the past three days. I asked the Docto?
Easy goes it.: It sounds as though you are on the road to recovery. A cam walking cast is most likely appropriate for the injury you have described. It will be some weeks before you can consider anything other than guarded activity. Sometimes using crutches for assistance in the early says of treatment is beneficial. ...Read more
Avulsion fracture of cuboid left foot. Sprain of calcaneofibular ligament
in tibial walker boot, triathlete. Time to return to training??
It takes about 6-8: weeks for bone to heal. If your a triathlete then I would not recommend you returning until this time elapses to ensure complete healing. Obviously you need to work closely to the doc you are seeing who will evaluate you clinically and radiographically. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a "undisplaced avulsion fracture base proximal phlaanx L great toe" - what does this mean, what is treatment and how long does it take to heal?
Toe fracture : Undisplaced fracture means there is a fracture but bones are still in close proximity. Avulsion fracture means that muscle has pulled the bone by force and caused fracture . Undisplaced avulsion fracture of toe are treated by buddy strapping usually for 6 weeks . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ankle sprain/avulsion fractured talus - 1 wk later still slight swelling, pain if bearing weight - foot turns purple & throbs when standing. Normal?
Ankle Injury: If you have an avulsion fracture of the talus it depends on the size of the avulsion. Not seeing your xray it is tough to recommend treatment. However, you need to get on crutches and be non weight bearing. When you stand the swelling has nowhere to go and stays in your foot. That's why elevation above the heart is essential. Also ice the ankle when you get the swelling down and keep it elevated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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