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Do talus fractures cause your foot to tingle and go numb?

Do talus fractures cause your foot to tingle and go numb?

Talus fractures: In general talus fractures do not commonly cause the foot to tingle and go numb. However, if a substantial fracture to the talus occurred then an adjacent nerve may be injured and result in the above symptoms. It is also possible that unrelated nerve symptoms are developing such as tarsal tunnel syndrome, mortons neuroma's or even spinal nerve impingement . Consult a doctor for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


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My legs & feet; numb, weak & tingly. Painful to walk @rest, both feet throb then go"numb". Is this bc of the L2/L5/S1 fracture and DJD in my back.

 My legs & feet; numb, weak & tingly. Painful to walk @rest, both feet throb then go"numb". Is this bc of the L2/L5/S1 fracture and DJD in my back.

Yes: Fractures and DJD do not cause nerve compression by themselves. However, it can cause slippage in the back and also chemically irritate nerves which will compress nerves leading to numbness and tingling and eventual weakness ...Read more

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What can cause numbness on the left side of foot after a spiral fracture on side of foot?

Nerve truama: Numbness can happen as a result of either a direct or indirect nerve trauma. During the injury the nerve could have been lacerated. Prolonged swelling can also cause nerve damage leading to numbness. ...Read more

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Could coccyx dislocation, fracture or coccydinia with pain & occasional numb feet cause bone erosion & tissue thickening on CT or something greater?

Could coccyx dislocation, fracture or coccydinia with pain & occasional numb feet cause bone erosion & tissue thickening on CT or something greater?

Tailbone pain: Tailbone pain is frequently caused by degenerated lumbar discs. Numbness in the feet can be cause by narrowing of the spinal canal from overgrown joints and ligaments. Generally, arthritis is not associated with bony erosion rather bony growth. ...Read more

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Does an avulsion fracture cause a hard knot on top of middle cuneiform that when touched causes pain and numbness/tingling but have neg x-ray?

Does an avulsion fracture cause a hard knot on top of middle cuneiform that when touched causes pain and numbness/tingling but have neg x-ray?

Can happen: Deep peroneal nerve runs right over the middle cuneiform bone. An injury to the bone ot adjacent joint can cause a bump , due to a ganglion formation, a hematoma or the fracture callus of an underlying bone. An MRI of the foot or ct scan would help in the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can tingling numbness in toes be caused by spine fracture?

Can tingling numbness in toes be caused by spine fracture?

Definately: The nerves that supply the sensation to the toes come from the spine much like an electrical circuit. ...Read more

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I am a 46 year old with c5-6 fusion & L1 compression fracture surgery. Having numbness/tingling in face, body and extremities. Possible cause?

I am a 46 year old with c5-6 fusion & L1 compression fracture surgery.  Having numbness/tingling in face, body and extremities.  Possible cause?

Think elsewhere: Neither problems at c5-6 nor at L1 would explain numbness and tingling in the face, body, and extremities. However, a problem in the brain or the junction of the brain and spinal cord could cause this. ...Read more

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I fractured my talus 9 months ago, and my foot still hurts during up and down motions. What could be causing it?

Bone or soft tissue: A number of things are possibilities. You could have healed the fracture in a sub optimal position or there may have been cartlidge damage to your ankle joint at the time of injury. You also may not have fully healed fracture. I would go to see an orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon to get a definitive diagnosis and treatment for this. One in your area can be found at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

Paresthesia is a symptom in which a person has sensations of tingling or "pins and needles" on some or all of his skin. If a person sleeps on top of his arm, he may have paresthesia in the arm for a short ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more