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Chipped Bone In Leg
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
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
Age related: As teeth are repositioned alveolar bone remodels to support the teeth within the limits of basal bone support. Talk to a qualified orthodontic specialist who will know the limits your body impose on your expected orthodontic result. ...Read more
Injured knee for 2 months knee popping, thigh bone hurts also hip hurts tingling through entire leg and numbing in bottom of foot not insured?
Sounds: like you have internal "derangement"(= cartilage tear) in your knee joint and the instability is remedied by overusing muscles in your thigh! You should have these symptoms evaluated and I see you are a US resident...why no insurance..apply for insurance via The Affordable Health Care Act ("Obamacare") depending upon your State you will be offered low cost or no cost insurance) Hope this helps! D ...Read more
Access: Good question. 1) bone marrow is present in multiple locations including the "long bones" (arms, legs), sternum, and hips , 2) the psis - posterior superior iliac spine (hip) is relatively flat with a thinner cortex, so is easier to access and is not near vital structures (like the heart and lungs). ...Read more
Have 6 screws and a plate in r foot from lisfranc fusion. Have pain and X-ray shows one screw digging a groove in neighboring bone. What options?
Painful Hardware: If the surgery was over a year ago, and the joint appears to have fused, removal of the hardware would probably be the best option. If it was fairly recent or it never fused (non-union), may need to give it some more time and/or use a bone simulator. If it is a nonunion, sometimes revision is necessary (removal of hardware and replacement with new hardware after preparing fusion site again). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ankle pain, no injury. Start with heel pain on L, ankle, move to achilles, outer ankle bone, then L ankle can't bear weight. Then, R outer ankle bone?
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.
Upper front thigh area is causing great pain.From front of thigh down threw shin bone area. Was in severe car accident 10 years ago need a hip replacement on right leg.Have bruising, twisting , pulling kind of pain.Located on upper front thigh shooting do
Regarding ankle fracture, where on the ankle is the "posteromedial fracture fragment" (1 screw) and "posterolateral fracture fragment" (2 screws)?
Medial/ lateral: Medial is the inner side of the ankle, lateral the outer side. Posterior is towards the back. Hope it helps . ...Read more
Pain in back, left leg thigh joint, left leg bone below knee, pain in foot bone near pinky toe & one beside it, glucose levels r elevated bordererline?
Left femur and femoral neck, right acetabulum and pelvis were broke. Femur plated, hip joints replaced. Should I be concerned with shorter left leg.
Possibly: See your doctor have the legs measured and consider orthotic if this is indeed the case ...Read more
Broken bones: If u break your artificial hip you usually get it fixed not your leg amputated. ...Read more
Been on crutches due to foot injury. But now the other leg (weight bearing one) hurts severly in the knee. Feels like bone on bone rubbing.
Osteoarthritis through to osteomyelitis had ten CM bone removed grown back painful knee joint can't walk on it hip pain too x?
It is muscle tissue: So begin the healing with heat, stretching, massage, yoga, deep tissue release acupuncture and trigger point therapy … add in magnesium as a muscle relaxant plus needle therapy. Janet g. Travell, md and c. Chan gunn, md. These 2 pioneers in pain treatments have textbooks on the subject. Their protocols can treat and possibly resolve complex pain issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Loose body: You may have a loose fragment in your knee if that is the case, when you move the chip can move and can cause your knee to lock up if this is what is going on you probably will need an arthroscopic procedure to get rid of the problem. ...Read more
I chipped a bone in my lower back in july but pain seems to be getting worse and i get these weird pains in my right arm and leg?
I visited a government hospital yesterday. They did a scan on my leg and discovered that a my bone is chipped. Which Doctor should I visit? What is the procedure?
See answer : An orthopedic doctor would be the best type of doctor to see for proper diagnosis and treatment. Treatment depends on the exact nature of the injury; whether there is a fracture; and on the amount of pain, tenderness, swelling, and bruising present and may consist of rest, elevation, ice, and observation vs splint vs casting vs surgery in select cases. ...Read more
My son has adhd he kicked me in the leg about 10/11 days ago got a lump where bone is could it be chipped bruise has only just started going yellow?
Mechanism : This mechanism of injury is not likely to cause a chip in the bone. You did not mention whether this is still hurting you or not. If pain is still a problem you should be seen. Hope you are feeling better. Please do ask more questions about your son. Adhd is of course no reason to lash out at you. Non violent punishment is best! ...Read more
After a hard impact (martial arts) my shin bone seems to have been chipped. The area is now all mushy, how long before it is replaced with hard bone?
Contusion: It is more likely that you have a hematoma (collection of blood after an injury). The shin area is very commonly involved since there is a small amount of flesh between the skin and the bone. It will resolve in a month or 2. If you think you have a bone chip get it x-rayed . ...Read more
After a hard impact martial arts my shin bone seems to have been chipped. The area is now all mushy, how long before it is replaced with hard bone?
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?
Injured shin: Depends on extent of the injuryGet a more detailed answer ›
I have torn ligaments and chipped bone in my ankle. Will this repair itself or will surgery be required?
Depends on severity:
You need an orthopedic consult.
Without exam & images nothing can be decided. ...Read more
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
My ankle has a chipped bone and torn ligaments, should I get MRI or surgery? I hurt it a year ago in a cheer accident and still feel pain.
Fell over 2 weeks ago and could hardly walk on my ankle for the two days after. My ankle is still bruised and swollen. Have I chipped a bone?
Possibly: It is possible that you have chipped or fractured a bone. Prolonged swelling and pain after a fall could indicate that you injured the bone. see your doctor and when they examine your ankle they will be able to get a better sense if the bone is damaged. They may want to get an xray. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Reinjured right ankle 2x in 2years. 1st time, chipped outer bone. 2nd time, sprained it. Will wearing air splint frequently reduce risk of CAI?
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
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