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Cuboid Bone Sprain
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?
Fracture non union: That fracture may be going into a phase of delayed healing depending on the treatment you've had thus far. If the fracture is not displaced, then you may benefit from a bone stimulator to expedite healing. Otherwise you may need surgery to address it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
Yes: Very unlikely bone to break, but if broken, it would depend on severity. Unlike other fractures, because it's an uncommon fracture type, the cuboid usually has other fractures or injuries associated with it if it does have a fracture. Recovery may take longer because of the multiple injuries, but isolated cuboid fracture takes the same amount of time as any fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
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