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Bone (Definition)

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


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When will i be back to full fitness from a broken navicular foot bone?

When will i be back to full fitness from a broken navicular foot bone?

Have A Look..: See: http://www.Footeducation.Com/navicular-stress-fracture know that the navicular has a limited blood supply. So, healing following stress fracture takes at least 6 weeks, probably longer if you're bearing weight. A sports orthopedic consultation is in order. ...Read more

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Been in cam walker for 4 wks. 5 broken met bones, foot turns purple when hanging in shower. Why is that?

Been in cam walker for 4 wks. 5 broken met bones, foot turns purple when hanging in shower. Why is that?

Your foot is healing: There is more blood flow going to your injured foot to aid in the healing process. This will usually cause it to be a different color than the other foot, especially in the shower. It should return to a more normal color quickly. ...Read more

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I have a broken navicular bone in foot., what to do?

I have a broken navicular bone in foot., what to do?

Immobilization: The foot needs to be in the cast or a fracture walker, weight bearing on the heel only may be allowed for a while. ...Read more

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I am a 36 year old female. I fell and broke my right foot navicular bone. Is throbbing pain after one month in castfor a broken foot normal?

I am a 36 year old female. I fell and broke my right foot navicular bone. Is throbbing pain after one month in castfor a broken foot normal?

Possibly: After one month in a cast, most of the pain should have subsided. Make sure that your are not walking on the foot and using crutches, as your body weight on your foot, even in a cast, will delay the healing of the bone. ...Read more

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Hi I have a broken foot and now a mass has been discovered on my thigh bone and a full numb leg. Clothes hurt on it. is it likely to be a tumour?

BY DEFINITION: A MASS IS A TUMOR. HOWEVER, ALTHOUGH THE WORD TUMOR SOUNDS VERY SCARY IT MAY WELL BE BENIGN. IT IS GOOD IT WAS FOUND, THE LESION NOW LIKELY WILL BE BIOPSIED TO FIND OUT WHAT IT IS. SOMETIMES DOCTORS WILL ORDER AN MRI…GOOD LUCK.. ...Read more

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What are the tests for broken foot?

What are the tests for broken foot?

X-ray : X-raying the foot is the best examination. If you have a concern, see your podiatrist. Dr l. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Broken Foot (Definition)

It is when there is injury to the bone that penetrates the cortex (outer ...Read more


Dr. Brian Wagner
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Foot Fracture (Definition)

A broken bone below the ...Read more