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Fibular Head Avulsion Fracture
Pain & swelling: An avulsion fracture of the fibular head generally involves the styloid process and causes injury of some of the major stabilizers in the posterolateral corner. Avulsion fractures are strongly associated with disruption of the posterior cruciate ligament. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Broken bone is also known as Fracture. A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with an acute avulsion fracture of the fibula head. What is the typical treatment & recovery time for this injury?
I have an actue avulsion fracture of the fibular tip. My doctor gave me a boot, said i didn't have to wear it at home. Should i ice and elevate it?
Avulsion fractures: Avulsion fractures occur when you experience a traumatic injury involving a tendon or ligament interface with bone. When this occurs, either the bone or the ligament is going to fail. In an avulsion fracture, the bone fails to resist the traumatic force subsequently fracturing and still attached to the ligament pulling on it. They are very common, especially in younger individuals. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Severe sprain: Most, not all avulsion fractures around the ankle are treated in a manner very similar to a severe ankle sprain. The ligaments that hold the bones of the ankle together can tear in the middle of the ligament, or they can pull off a small piece of bone where the ligament typically attaches to that bone. That is the most common cause of and avulsion fracture. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Really put weight on an ankle avulsion fracture? Been told could put weight on as tolerated but when i try i hurt for long time after. Been 3 weeks.
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