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Home Remedies For Fractured Foot Bones
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
I have an avulsion fracture of my 5th metatarsal bone in my foot. What will i experience during my treatment?
I have a bone chip fracture right ankle with history of ligament damage..I have to see an ortho surgeon. What should I expect in regards to treatment?
It all depends....: Did this just happen ? If it's an old injury and it was just found on an x-ray then nothing may have to be done. If this is a new injury, a lot depends on your exam and your x-rays, your age, activity level, medical problems (like diabetes, etc). If its a stable injury a protective boot or walking cast for a few weeks, if it's unstable and/or the ankle structure is disrupted you may need surgery. ...Read more
I fractured both my calcaneus 12 years ago & now everytime it gets cold i feel it from my hips down to my feet. Any suggestions for home remedy?
New Look: Looks like it is time for a new evaluation of your condition. The force needed to fracture both heel bones is significant and is seen in falls of things like roof and laders. These falls can also cause injury to the back and this area needs to be examined to rule out contribution to your complaint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: If you had an injury it may be a fracture. Not all protruding bony prominences are fractures. The prominence may be as a result of a normal anatomical variant of that bone. It could be a compensatory change of the bone in the area due to soft tissue contractures or a biomechanical abnormality, or it may be due to an underlying bone tumor. Get seen by a professional to determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If my fractured sesamoud bone-foot- needs to be removed, will waiting 6 months make the surgery more difficult or increase the risk of complication?
Usually: About 6-12 weeks depending on the severity of the surgery. ...Read more
Went over on foot fractured cuboid bone how long approx until recovery and until i can weight bear on it ?
Broken bone: Bone takes 6-8 weeks to heal in a normal healthy person. Only your physician can tell you when you can walk. Walking to soon can place you at risk of further injury. Once your x-rays show healing, you will be allowed to gradually progress to full weightbearing. ...Read more
No: Lasers do not treat fractures.Get a more detailed answer ›
Bone pain & swelling: Broken bones can be painful when touched or deformed by forces such as bearing weight until early healing or appropriate immobilization/splinting is employed. Not all fractures show up on initial x-rays. Advanced imaging modalities (mri or ct scan) may be indicated to make the diagnosis. Swelling localized to the zone of injury or fracture is a clinical hallmark the is routinely present. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What can happen if you think you fractured the 5th metatarsal bone in your foot and you don't have it checked out?
Fracture: Nothing, it will eventually completely heal on its own ...Read more
I fractured a bone in my foot three months ago had an airboot and crutches. Is it normal for it still to be painful at times after walking a good bit?
Just diagnosed with a fractured tarsal bone in the foot and what appeared to be a chip floating free. At e.R. 10/21. Maybe an evulsion as well?
See a doctor: You need to follow up for proper treatment. ...Read more
It varies.: It varies from person to person and other factors, such as nature of the injury, etc. A typical range could be 2 to 8 weeks. ...Read more
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
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