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With cuboid syndrome does the bone right itself over time?

With cuboid syndrome does the bone right itself over time?

With manipulation: Cuboid syndrome is generally treated by manipulative therapy/reduction such as the cuboid whip. Other treatment options may include taping, orthotics, and stretching. The prognosis in people who have suffered a cuboid syndrome is usually pretty good and most people do not experience any pain and do return to their activity. More studies are needed to find out what works best to treat cuboid synd. ...Read more

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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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What do you think should be done if your cuboid bone hurts?

What do you think should be done if your cuboid bone hurts?

You should be : Validated by a foot doctor. It can be broken, it can be subluxed, you could have tendonitis as a key tendon runs on the undersurface of the bone.... ...Read more

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Would the cuboid bone be a difficult bone to break and how long would it take to heal?

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 more

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I recently found out that i partially dislocated my 4th metatarsal from my cuboid bone, what is the general treatment for this? and how long?

I recently found out that i partially dislocated my 4th metatarsal from my cuboid bone, what is the general treatment for this? and how long?

Unusual : This would be an unusual injury. Goals of treatment would be to stabilize the metatarsal in a non dislocated position. If the dislocation is the result of an injury and is severe enough this may require surgery. ...Read more

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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

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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!

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!

Could be...: Could be chronic instability of the joints surrounding the cuboid bone or the onset of posttraumatic arthritis. Need to be seen by a orthopedic or podiatric foot and ankle specialist for evaluation. May require some simple as an orthotic and pt or surgery. ...Read more