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Foot Bone Deformity
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
Heel spurs: Heel spurs do not bruise the heel. But you can bruise the heel spur. Heel spurs normally hurt as the soft tissue attachment and around the spur becomes inflamed. If you step on something hard and bruise the heel if can set up pain at the heel spur. Your local podiatrist can help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely: The plantar fascia ligament plays an important part of the foot arch structure as do the bones. If you fracture a bone considered part of the arch then it could place more stress on the plantar fascia ligament for support. See a podiatrist for evaluation and treatment if you have this issue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Treatment for undisplaced fracture or bone bruise of posterior medial talus and articular surface, and minor bone bruise distal calcaneous?
Ankle pain, no injury. Start with heel pain on L, ankle, move to achilles, outer ankle bone, then L ankle can't bear weight. Then, R outer ankle bone?
Need X-ray: You need to get your foot/ankle checked and x-rays taken in order to determine if a fracture is present. If this is a recent injury, the tightness can be from swelling from both conditions. However, it is important to diagnose the correct condition so proper treatment can be rendered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
NO: There is no connection. The Saddle deformity is an exostosis (bony outgrowth) of the FOOT bones. The ankle is not involved! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Bone healed in 5 th metatarsal fracture.. Does nerve damage cause swelling & pain in foot ankle leg thigh and my hip? Ankle cracks some painfull
Need foot specialist: In general, treatment is either via splinting/ bracing, or surgical correction & repair. In discussing foot deformities, one needs to consult w/ a specialist b/c deformities can be forefoot, midfoot or rearfoot/ankle deformities. Deformities in each category are many and varied, so to discuss treatment, u need to be more specific, i.e. Its severity (simple or complex) & chronicity (old or recent). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baby had joint deformity in wrists & ankles.Fracture proximal tibia, milt bowing right femur & pelvic tilt.No spinal deformity.What causes this?
Sesamoid bones are: Normally a pair of small bones that lie underneath the head of the 1st metatarsal bone in the ball of your foot. Like any bone, they are subject to injury and can be broken. This can be quite painful and due to the size of the bone and location under the ball of the foot, healing is often a challenge. ...Read more
Yes: Usually it would be difficult to walk. ...Read more