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Cuboid Bone Foot Pain
Went over on foot fractured cuboid bone how long approx until recovery and until i can weight bear on it ?
Broken bone: Bone takes 6-8 weeks to heal in a normal healthy person. Only your physician can tell you when you can walk. Walking to soon can place you at risk of further injury. Once your x-rays show healing, you will be allowed to gradually progress to full weightbearing. ...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
If painful: Consider a surgical shoe or cam walker... ...Read more
I rolled my foot a couple days ago, now theres a tender lump on top of my cuboid bone, is this just swelling, or should I get it checked out?
Foot tenderness: After a traumatic accident, tenderness, bruising and swelling are common. There is a chance of ligament damage or even a fracture. It's important to protect the area and get an x - ray from a foot specialist to determine the extent of your injury. ...Read more
Lateral side of my foot near cuboid bone. 2 little bony bumps-never hurt but now severe pain and a little itch. Ganglion cyst? or bone spur?
Probably a bone spur: probably a bone spur/bursaGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a misdiagnosed fracture for sprained ankle on my cuboid bone for 2.5 months.It's 3.5 months & My foot start to get swollen much more. why?
Delayed Union: Many cuboid fractures are not initially seen on plain x-rays and their diagnosis can be delayed. Would recommend getting rechecked to evaluate healing (CT, MRI, and/or xray may be necessary). Also, would get your vit D level checked. Though rare with a cuboid fracture, swelling may also be a sign of a DVT. Get checked out. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I dislocated my cuboid bone last march and tore ligaments... Having swelling in ankle squishy and pressure. I have pain and can't stand long!
Yes: Yes, if properly fit.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it actually true that an aso ankle brace will provide enough support for fractured cuboid bone?
Will an aso ankle brace provide enough support for fractured cuboid bone or will something more be needed?
Not if it is my cuboid. It this is a recent fracture i would be in a cast boot with crutches until the fracture is stable.
With that said - does it hurt with walking with the aso brace? Is it anatomically aligned?
If you do not like the answer to these questions - dont walk on it without medical attentioni. ...Read more
Injured pinky toe 2 weeks ago now theres a small hard lump at end of metatarsal bone near or on top of cuboid bone. What could it be?
A couple things: Normally the styloid process at the base of the fifth metatatarsal is prominent, perhaps you just realized how prominent it is with all the attention to that side of the foot. Could have injured the metatarsal at the same time or could be one of the peroneal tendons inflamed. An xray would be of great benefit. ...Read more
Determine cause : Protecting the area from excessive shoe pressure is often helpful. Wider and more supportive shoes can also help. Orthotic inserts in shoes can improve poor biomechanics. It is best to determine reason for the spur to have occurred to treat properly. ...Read more
I hit the brake on my car quick to avoid an accident. I hit it with the side of my heel or the side of my foot. Pain in area. Could bone be broken?
Yes: Yes, it sounds like a classic traumatic fracture or dislocation to your foot. However it could be a subtle injury so a clinical diagnosis must be accompanied with diagnostic imaging. If there is uncertainty with diagnosis, an advanced modality (like MRI) is warranted. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Friend is having foot pain. Bone on bottom of 4th toe. Very tender like bone is sticking out a bit. Advice?
Returning left foot pain, top/side of the foot, directly down from small toe about halfway. Cuboid? Calcaneous? Pretty sure not rolled ankle. Help
X-ray: Avulsion of the base of the 5th metatarsal at the insertion of the peroneus brevis muscle would be the most common cause. An ossicle at the same point could also be painfully arthritic. An x-ray will prove the Dx. Healing simply takes careful neglect over time. ...Read more
Pain in big toe mild swelling after falling down stairs. Difficulty walking (walking on side of foot). Pain wakes me and i think bone is displaced?
Terrible foot pain on top of foot went to see an orthopedic. Doctor bought some inserts but they are not helping sometimes I have to drag my foot feels like the bones in my foot are coming apart please help?
Xray said osteophyte on dorsal aspect of navicular bone. have severe foot pain. doctor wasnt concerned. what can i do - help
Have you considered: evaluation by a podiatrist? That is a doctor who specializes in feet. ...Read more
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