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Broken Foot Bone
Going to order a cam walker, have a broken foot, 5 met bones, the size for small is 6 to 8 and i wear 7 1/2. Med is size 8 to 12. Which should I pick?
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
Been in cam walker for 4 wks. 5 broken met bones, foot turns purple when hanging in shower. Why is that?
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?
Surgery on infected, broken bones in foot 3 weeks ago. Pain was under control and swelling was decreasing. Now it has doubled in size and painful?
6 wks since 2/3/4 metatarsals on L-foot fracture.Doctor said 2&3 misaligned. Bone can grow back but in diff alignment.Not sure on Wire surgery,pls adv?
Bones can heal e-: -if not aligned, but it may interfere with functions. These are called mal-unions. Meaning they healed, but not anatomically. In the foot this can cause trouble with ambulation. Better to get it done properly, as later reconstruction may not be able to get proper functioning back ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Most symptoms would be swelling, pain and a feeling of instability. ...Read more
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