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Diagram Of The Ankle Bones
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
No: Studies show that a healed fracture has the same strength as the surrounding bone. It is neither stronger and weaker; the one caveat is that there are times during the healing process where it may be weaker and stronger, but once the healing process finishes, it is equal in strength. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I have a cut near my ankle and now my ankle is stuff, could I have caused my ankle bones to be infected?
Outer part behind ankle bones swollen, only places swollen. What can it be? Very worried. No major health issues.
Possible: Peroneal tendonopathy or tear in retinaculum.Get a more detailed answer ›
I twisted my ankle about 4 month and now when i walk it clicks and i get pain between the ankle bones!
My talus' (the 2 "ankle bones") on the right foot are more "salient" than the ones on the left. Can salient talus cause pain?
I am not sure: I understand your question. A talus is one bone not two. Are you implying the talus bulges out more? In any event maybe one of your feet flattens more than the other? Is that possible? Also, it is possible you are suffering from posterior tibial tendonitis. Certainly, if you have pain -i would recommend a visit to the foot doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After havin an MRI doctors noticed a swollen sac inside the ankle bones.They want to remove by cutting the bones then replanting new bones.Please help?
Bone cyst: Bone cysts occur throughout the body. Surgical treatment is to remove the cyst and pack it with bone either from your body or from a lab. Depending on the size of the cyst, and type follow up will vary. ...Read more
Golf-ball-sized areas of swelling behind (beside) my ankle bones. 33, female. No discoloration, no pain. Overweight, no hypertension. Non-smoker.
I was sitting down and hit my inside ankle bones against each other and now I have to walk on my toes on my one foot could I have broke something?
How do I know if my ankle bones are misaligned after an ankle sprain? My doc didn't realign my ankle bones by joint manipulation. Is this compulsory
Hi can I still have ankle hardware removed 18 months later even though there’s space and bone growth I between my tib and fib?
Orthopedic surgeon : You have bome hardware for ankle either fracture or corrective surgery. You want to know if ot is safe 18 months after surgery. You need to ask these important questions to your orthopedic surgeon. They will review the xrays and show you the growth and healing. Your bones start to heal as soon as 7 days. However it takes weeks to months before they are strong enough for weight bearing. ...Read more