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Can you please suggest treatment for fracture of medial cuneiform bone in foot?

Can you please suggest treatment for fracture of medial cuneiform bone in foot?

Need more info: I agree with dr. Kass, but in order to treat correctly, x-rays or ct scan for fracture extent are warranted. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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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I have an avulsion fracture of my 5th metatarsal bone in my foot. What will i experience during my treatment?

I have an avulsion fracture of my 5th metatarsal bone in my foot. What will i experience during my treatment?

Treatment : X-ray will be taken. Treatment will be aimed at taken weight off the area in order for the none to heal. Typically a walking cast boot will be utilized. Fracture healing is 6to 8 weeks. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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 more

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Bone sticking out of foot a bit. Could it be fractured?

Bone sticking out of foot a bit. Could it be fractured?

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 more

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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?

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?

Sesamoid: Waiting may actually give the body a chance to resolve this. I have yet to see a fractured sesamoid under the big toe joint not resolve with conservative assistance. This does not preclude other sesamoids from needing surgical excision , however. ...Read more

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Went over on foot fractured cuboid bone how long approx until recovery and until i can weight bear on it ?

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

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What are reasons why foot swells up after broken bone?

What are reasons why foot swells up after broken bone?

Fluid: Your body is sending all the "good stuff" you need for healing to the area. This is delivered via fluid and blood so there will be swelling at the fracture site. This can last for months after the injury. ...Read more

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What are the symtoms of a broken bone in your foot?

What are the symtoms of a broken bone in your foot?

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 more

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Is it possible to tell if I have a broken bone in my foot?

Is it possible to tell if I have a broken bone in my foot?

X-ray: X-ray is the way to best tell this. Pretty hard to do based on physical exam alone. Ct, MRI may also diagnose, though x-ray is first-line. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see if i think i may have fractured a bone in my foot?

What kind of doctor should I see if i think i may have fractured a bone in my foot?

An Orthopod or a: Ankle/foot specialist. Generally these are undisplaced so a cast/splint maybe all you need, but if its displaced or gets so, then you might need it treated surgically. Good luck. ...Read more

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How would you know if you have a bone fracture in your foot?

X-ray: The best way to diagnosis a fracture is get an x-ray. Have you physician review the x-ray. ...Read more

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Does the knot on top of my foot mean a broken bone?

Knot = broken?: No. A knot on the top of a foot is frequently seen in feet that are not broken. ...Read more

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How long should bruising last on a broken bone in the foot?

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 (Definition)

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