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Doctor insights on: Chipped Ankle Bone

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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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How long does it take for chip in ankle bone to heal?

How long does it take for chip in ankle bone to heal?

Can take a while: It can take several months but it is possible that it may not heal. It may need to be removed if it is affecting the joint. ...Read more

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I twisted my ankle and chipped the bone, most of the swelling has gone but my inside ankle bone is very tender. How long should I stay off sport?

I twisted my ankle and chipped the bone, most of the swelling has gone but my inside ankle bone is very tender. How long should I stay off sport?

Torn ligaments too??: A chip of bone in an ankle is often a sign that a ligament is injured too as that chip can be broken off when the ligament is over stretched from a sprain injury. Also, on the inside of the ankle is a major tendon that can be torn. Ankle supports, physical therapy may be needed as well as an MRI. A patient can take 4 to 12 weeks to return to exercise activities. ...Read more

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I fractured my fibula just above the ankle 8 days ago & chipped the end at the characteristic "ankle bone." Is a strange burning sensation normal?

I fractured my fibula just above the ankle 8 days ago & chipped the end at the characteristic "ankle bone." Is a strange burning sensation normal?

Don't kno what a-: -characteristic "ankle bone " is, but if it the medial tip of the tibia, it means an external rotation injury, first 2 go is the medial ligament, or avulsion Fx as U describe. Next with further rotation the anterior tin/fib ligament goes, more rotation =fibular Fx above the joint. This is unstable & needs attention, surgical? C a fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, ...Read more

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I have a cast on my foot due to a chipped talus bone. What can I do?

I have a cast on my foot due to a chipped talus bone. What can I do?

Follow MD's Instruct: Your limitations and recommendations are set by your md depending on your specific situation. Make sure you follow his/her instructions. ...Read more

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Ankle bone spurrs?

More info needed: Not sure what you are asking, need more info. ...Read more

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What can cause sacs of fuild on my ankle bone?

See your doctor: There are several causes of fluid or edema around your ankles. It could be a venous problem, arthritis, medication, chf, kidney disease. See your doctor. ...Read more