Top 20 Doctor insights on: Bruised foot bone treatment

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Looking for treatment of a bone bruise on ball of foot?

Looking for treatment of a bone bruise on ball of foot?

Ice: And rest. Somethings just need time to heal. (i am assuming it is not broken.). ...Read more

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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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Is there any exercise or self treatment for a bone spur / bruised heel? I usually like to do all I can before going to doc!!

Is there any exercise or self treatment for a bone spur / bruised heel? I usually like to do all I can before going to doc!!

Yes: Ice your heels, stretch your Achilles tendon as much as possible. If you still have pain see a podiatrist for further stretching exercises. By the way a bruised heel is not really a bone spur. You have to see why you heel is bruised. ...Read more

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I did a hour of running I pushed myself to the limit and my down right inside side bone of my foot started to hurt why and what's the treatment?

I did a hour of running I pushed myself to the limit and my down right inside side bone of my foot started to hurt why and what's the treatment?

Hurt foot: You should go to the ed immediately. You might have a fracture, caused damage to some tendons as well as many other possible conditions. ...Read more

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Is bone fusion surgery for a foot an effective treatment?

Is bone fusion surgery for a foot an effective treatment?

Can be: Depending on location, surgeon, age and health of the patient fusion can be very successful. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for saddle bone deformity on foot? Other than surgery

What are treatment options for saddle bone deformity on foot? Other than surgery

Oui ou Non.: Treatment, to some extent, is based on whether or not the deformity is symptomatic or not. If the enlargement does not cause any discomfort, then shoes with padded tongues or sandals may work just fine. Realistically, it comes down to having it fixed or wearing accommodating shoes. ...Read more

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Is cast appropriate treatment for bone bruise of the metacarpals?

Is cast appropriate treatment for bone bruise of the metacarpals?

Depends: A bone bruise, as opposed to a bone fracture, does not need to be put in a cast in the sense of protection from displacement. But a cast can be useful to control swelling, potentially help with pain, and may make the hand more functional while you are recovering. I certainly would discuss with your doctor the different options for immobilization that are available. ...Read more

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Is a cast appropriate treatment for bone bruise of the metatarsals?

Yes: Ultimately anything that minimizes the stress in the bones will help give it time to heal (6-8 weeks) ...Read more

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Can you die of a small bone infection in the foot even after IV treatment?

Can you die of a small bone infection in the foot even after IV treatment?

It's possible: If the IV antibiotic was not capable of eradicating the entire infection and/or if you picked up a new infection while you were recuperating from the other, it is possible to develop a bone infection that could potentially cause sepsis which could lead to death. This is true for all patients but especially for those who are immunocompromised with diseases like diabetes, kidney disease or cancers. ...Read more

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Foot stepped on with soccer cleats now its bruised and swollen. What is the best treatment?

Foot stepped on with soccer cleats now its bruised and swollen. What is the best treatment?

RICE: Rest, ice, elevation, and compression (ace wrap). Anti-inflammatory medication like advil (ibuprofen) can help. If pain persists see a foot specialist. ...Read more

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I am growing an extra bone on the right foot near the sole of my foot that caused tendonitis in the top of my foot. What are treatment options?

I am growing an extra bone on the right foot near the sole of my foot that caused tendonitis in the top of my foot. What are treatment options?

See a podiatrist: It's not uncommon to have accessory bones form in the foot within a tendon, but if it is causing pain, have it examined properly. Based on your description, this may be a biomechanical issue which may have a conservative treatment options such as orthotics but it may require surgery to remove if it is impairing the normal movement. A podiatrist can examine you and give you treatment options. ...Read more

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Bone spurs on balls of both feet. Treatment options? Recovery time?

Bone spurs on balls of both feet. Treatment options? Recovery time?

Bone spurs: This is a difficult question to answer without more exact info. I am assuming you have metatarsal bones that are bulging against the bottom of the foot, causing pain and possible painful callus/corn formation. Treatments include orthotic devices to reduce the abnormal pressures or surgery to improve the weightbearing balance amongst the bones. Recovery from that is usually a few weeks. ...Read more

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What are good treatment options for bone marrow edema of the foot?

What are good treatment options for bone marrow edema of the foot?

Bone marrow edema: One of the best options for bone marrow Edema of a bone in the foot is to offload the area. Bone marrow Edema is a precursor to a possible stress fracture. ...Read more

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Wearing my football cleats caused severe numb/bruised feeling on the outsides of my feet. What treatment can I do and how long until I can run again?

Wearing my football cleats caused severe numb/bruised feeling on the outsides of my feet. What treatment can I do and how long until I can run again?

No cleats: This forum doesn't allow for treatment recommendations. Definitely you should not wear your cleats again until the numbness is completely resolved. For further recommendations and prognosis I suggest you schedule a consultation with a clinician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have bone spurs in my feet, spine, shoulder and hip. Is there any treatment other than surgery? What causes spurs?

Spurs: There are many places bone spurs can occur. See a podiatrist for those that occur in the foot. He/she will take x rays and guide you in what needs to be done. Good luck. ...Read more

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I got 1 square inch bruise two days ago in my knee from a fall from a chair 1 foot high. What is the severity level & the treatment? What shall I do?

I got 1 square inch bruise two days ago in my knee from a fall from a chair 1 foot high. What is the severity level & the treatment? What shall I do?

More info: How did u land, when is the bruised area. U said that it was in the knee, if it is a bone bruise it can only b cn on a mri. U need 2 c an orthopedic surgeon 4 images & xame. Such an evaluation should b where the answer will b found. ...Read more

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