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Bruised Nerve In The Ankle
What are the symptoms of peroneal nerve compressed? Can it occur from ankle sprain? Fibula possibly moved and pinched nerve.
Nerve impingement: Unlikely, that the fibular bone moved to pinch a nerve. The peroneal nerve (superficial peroneal nerve) is located in the skin and can be impinged through swelling resulting from an ankle sprain. The bone, ligaments, muscle, tendons are deeper than the skin, but the swelling associated with injury can cause shooting pain, burning, tingling, and numbness. Hope this helps. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Would pain under the bony knob of the inside of the left ankle and pain in the bend of the left ankle/foot be from posterior tibial tendonitis?
Bone healed in 5 th metatarsal fracture.. Does nerve damage cause swelling & pain in foot ankle leg thigh and my hip? Ankle cracks some painfull
Sprained right ankle twice(2012-2016).Healed.Notice the "part" rightBELOW the right ankle bone is more protruding/bigger than the left ankle.Problem?
Not w/o pain: If you have pain from the noted difference in ankle anatomy right vs left, the yes its a problem. If no pain and no limitation of movement, then no worries. It could be scar tissue or a bone callous. If problematic, see a podiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more
Not at all: Localized swelling in a limb implies that there is a local inflammatory reaction going on or possibly a vascular block a pinched nerve, however, will cause pain, numbness, and tingling. Some people describe a feeling as if they were swollen but swelling does not actually occur in a localized area as you are describing. ...Read more
Bone spur and Plantar fascitis in left foot from accident that fractured entire left side of body. Severe pain left outside of foot,under+behind heel.
Two broken middle toes causing searing pain and swelling up to mid calf on outer side of leg to sciatic nerve.?
Is first ray drop of the foot >likely due to nerve irritation behind medial maleolus, medial knee, shin, lateral hip, spine or brain?
New md said emg showed nerve damage in foot and lower leg. Is it possible my osteoarthrosis of lumbar spine is causing the foot swelling /numbing.?
Yes: Yes, this is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes - you need evalu: Yes it can especially if there is a Baker's cyst where the fluid can leak out of the back of the knee and go down the leg. This can be joint fluid and at times with an injury there can be acute swelling, even with bleeding that can leak out the back and do this. Ask your physican if you have a Baker's Cyst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
Can ankle tendonitis cause tenderness over the metatarsal above the little toe? Does ankle tendon run over the metatarsals?
Who Knows.: I am not sure if you are describing tendonitis and pain of the tendons passing over the ankle or tendonitis and pain of the tendon passing over the 5th metatarsal. There are other possibilities that can also cause pain in the area of the 5th metatarsal. Capsulitis, stress fracture and neuritis to name a few. The tendon in question is the extensor digitorum longus (EDL). To remove doubt, see a Doc. ...Read more
I have bad sprained ankle and Osteochondral defect in same ankle. Could this cause the leg to get swollen (from below the knee down to the ankle)?
I would be concerned: For a clot in the leg and I don't think your symptom is consistent with your injury and advise you to have it checked out ASAP, always better safe then sorry. ...Read more
Subluxation: Simply means the tendons are moving out of their normal groove....throbbing is possible with or without subluxation but is not necesarily related. ...Read more
Broke ankle/stretched nerve in '92. Have burning pain at top of foot/big toe area. OA in ball of foot. Can a bone spur cause friction with a nerve?
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