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I feel a horizontal throb in the area of my inferior extensor retinaculum. What may be causing this? There was no injury to the site.
What retinaculm? : Wrist, finger toes, ankle? B more specific. ...Read more
Can ankle superior extensor retinaculum be replaced/reconstructed? 1 year ago after fasciotomy remaining retinaculum completely tore away/bowstringing
Yes.: Yes, it can be repaired, replaced, or reconstructed. ...Read more
Completely torn ankle superior extensor retinaculum - read case where fascia lata used to replace. What else can be used - auto, allo or synthetic?
Are there any surgeons in NYC area experienced in reconstructing superior extensor retinaculum of ankle? Being told to wear AFO instead.
Do you have an MRI: Specifying damage? Can you relay results of it..... ...Read more
I feel a horizontal throb in the area of my inferior extensor retinaculum of the foot. What may be causing this? There was no injury to the site.
LigamentsDon't Throb: Inferior extensor retinaculum is an anatomic label for ligaments, clear in anatomic illustrations, not so much in reality. By definition ligaments attach bones to bones. Throbbing would likely be associated with either pulse (esp. if in sync.) or muscle contractions. All muscle (& associated tendon) movements are controlled by brain, via spinal cord motor neurons. Use this info to sort out clues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Peroneal tendons subluxing. Extensor retinaculum repair just failed. Cavus foot from CS. Can both retinacula (2) & cavus be fixed at once? Techniques?
Is cutting thru ankle extensor retinaculum standard procedure for extending leg fasciotomy for repeat compartment syndrome? What are consequences?
Result: swelling, tendon instability, some time weakness due to lose of pulley effect ...Read more
Surgeon said may use nearby ligament, bone periosteum or fascia to reconstruct ankle extensor retinaculums. Would periosteum use be extremely painful?
Not necessarily: Any of the soft tissues can be utilized. There would be discomfort following the procedure. ...Read more
Incised retinaculum ankle-fasciotomy. Extensor tendons now subluxing. Knee buckling from feels like muscles on lateral side giving out. Related?
Joint problems: It sounds like you have both knee and ankle problems, and when you have serious enough ankle joint problems, it is not uncommon to cause problems one major joint away - in the knee. If you haven't already had advice from your orthopedist, you need to discuss how stable the knee is since the ankle surgery. Weight-bearing is a good sign of joint instability- I suggest you see your ortho right away ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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