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What is the best treatment for an avulsion fracture of the talus?

What is the best treatment for an avulsion fracture of the talus?

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

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more


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Radiographs show a "curvilinear osseous fragment consistent with an avulsion fracture of the anterior talus." What will be treatment/recovery from orthopedics that I meet with next week?

Radiographs show a "curvilinear osseous fragment consistent with an avulsion fracture of the anterior talus." What will be treatment/recovery from orthopedics that I meet with next week?

Talus fracture: It's difficult to say without seeing your x rays myself. It sounds likef it is a capsular avulsion fracture, if so it is non operative/conservative treatment. ...Read more

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Avulsion fracture to the talus, is this normally operated upon? Await MRI this Friday re tendon damage .Tortion then falling to ground foot held .

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

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My daughter 8yr old w/ avulsion fracture of medial talus w/ pain in shin, in ER given splint and crutches and ref to orthopedist, is surgery likely?

My daughter 8yr old w/ avulsion fracture of medial talus w/ pain in shin, in ER given splint and crutches and ref to orthopedist, is surgery likely?

Depends: Without knowing in more detail where exactly the avulsion is medially (the talus is complex) and if and how much cartilaginous or articular surfaces are involved it is difficult to say for certain. Your referral doc will be best suited to determine for certain. ...Read more

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How will I be treated for an avulsion fracture or sprain?

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

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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 in the middle top of my foot. My foot and ankle are also sprained. Does this require a cast?

Cast: Not necessarily. See your podiatrist - he/she will give you the best advise based on the physical evaluation and x rays / MRI . Good luck. ...Read more

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Avulsion fracture of cuboid left foot. Sprain of calcaneofibular ligament in tibial walker boot, triathlete. Time to return to training??

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 more

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Ankle sprain/avulsion fractured talus - 1 wk later still slight swelling, pain if bearing weight - foot turns purple & throbs when standing. Normal?

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 more

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Can you tell me what is avulsion fracture of superior anterior spine?

When a thick liga-: Ment or a tendon gets pulled off a bone, it usually tears, but at times it pulls a piece of bone with it ( avulsion). The asis (anterior superior iliac spine) is located about 2 inches above the outer end of the groin crease, where the flexor muscle tendons are attached. Seen in jumpers. They generally heal well. ...Read more

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What can I do about hip avulsion fracture?

What can I do about hip avulsion fracture?

It depend: Some avulsion fracture can be treated by no weight bearing for week or two, then gradual weight bearing for another 3 weeks, usually they heal with no problems. Some if they are displaced need to have surgery to put them back in place. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of an avulsion fracture of superior anterior spine?

Pain: Avulsion fracture - anterior superior iliac spine - radswiki www.Radswiki.Net/.../index.Php?...Avulsion_fracture_-_anterior_supe...Jul 5, 2009 – anterior superior iliac spine (asis) avulsion fractures typically occurs during athletic competition. Asis is the site of attachment for sartorius and ... ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cuboid avulsion fracture ?

Depends on fracture: A small avulsion fracture of the cuboid may require no treatment other than crutches and pain control. Others may require non weight bearing for a prolonged period of time and/or surgery. It would be best to discuss this with your Orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What physical therapy is there for an avulsion fracture?

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

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What does an ununited avulsion fracture in the right ankle mean?

What does an ununited avulsion fracture in the right ankle mean?

See below: It means that you tore off a piece of bone from the main bone and it has never healed back to the bone. ...Read more

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What does it meant to have an avulsion fracture of the cuboid bone?

What does it meant to have an avulsion fracture of the cuboid bone?

A tendon injury: Sometimes, instead of a tendon tearing (a sprain) it pulls off the bone. It often takes a small piece of bone with it. This is called an avulsion fracture and is generally treated like a sprain. ...Read more

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What causes an avulsion fracture of the left anterior superior iliac sartorius?

Sudden muscul force: The mechanism of injury in apophyseal avulsions is sudden forceful concentric or eccentric muscle contraction during running, jumping or kicking a ball, which results in traction on the unfused apophysis. Extreme passive stretching and chronic repetitive microtrauma have also been implicated in the development of apophyseal avulsion. ...Read more

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I have an avulsion fracture in my ankle and have damaged ligaments. How can I get this treated?

I have an avulsion fracture in my ankle and have damaged ligaments. How can I get this treated?

See an orthopedist: You need to be evaluated by an orthopedist. You may need surgery to repair or remove the avulsed segment of bone but at the least you will probably need immobilization of the ankle for several days to weeks with subsequent physical therapy. ...Read more

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Ar what point should the inflammation/swelling and pain subside from a cuboid avulsion fracture?

Ar what point should the inflammation/swelling and pain subside from a cuboid avulsion fracture?

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

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Just went and had an xray and the doc said i had an "avulsion-fracture" - any advice or similar situations?

Avulsion-fracture: 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 ...Read more

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Undiagnosed avulsion fracture right ishial tuberosity. It has been over 13 years, is there any hope for treatment?

Avulsion=: chip fracture. Unless you are in severe pain, this is not an issue. If you are in severe pain (13 years ) see an orthopedic surgeon; otherwise, do not worry. ...Read more

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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

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I've been diagnosed with an acute avulsion fracture of the fibula head. What is the typical treatment & recovery time for this injury?

I've been diagnosed with an acute avulsion fracture of the fibula head.   What is  the typical treatment & recovery time for this injury?

Fibulae head avulsn: One needs to be concerned regarding the injury to the surrounding tissue like the PCL or posterior lateral corner . I.e. The fibulae head avulsion is the tip of the iceberg ,as in jury to the other structures can lead to significant knee problems. It would be prudent to undergo an MRI to assess the total injury as treatment then is based on the accuracy of the diagnosis. Consider a virtual consu ...Read more

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I was wondering if an avulsion fracture of the middle cuneiform will show up on a X-ray as i had a normal X-ray but one doc says it is broke?

I was wondering if an avulsion fracture of the middle cuneiform will show up on a X-ray as i had a normal X-ray but one doc says it is broke?

May be seen...: On a plain x-ray. If it is questionable, and the doctor thinks the signs and symptoms are strong enough to warrant further testing, a MRI will probably show the fracture easily enough. ...Read more

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Does an avulsion fracture cause a hard knot on top of middle cuneiform that when touched causes pain and numbness/tingling but have neg x-ray?

Can happen: Deep peroneal nerve runs right over the middle cuneiform bone. An injury to the bone ot adjacent joint can cause a bump , due to a ganglion formation, a hematoma or the fracture callus of an underlying bone. An MRI of the foot or ct scan would help in the diagnosis. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more