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Chipped Ankle Bone
I chipped my ankle bone 6 years ago &didn't realised until now. Ever since, Ive been spraining it& it cracks whenever I move it. What should I do now?
Visit a foot: And ankle specialist for evaluation and recommendation. ...Read more
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
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
I severely sprained my ankle and chipped a bone nearly two months ago and i'm still having problems. Why can't i stand very long without having pain?
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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