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How long does it take to remove 2 bone spurs in your ankle?

How long does it take to remove 2 bone spurs in your ankle?

Bone spurs: It depends on where the spurs are. It also depends if they can be removed by an open technique or thru arthroscopy. ...Read more

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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


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How long does it take to recover from an ankle surgery that removed bone spurs ?

How long does it take to recover from an ankle surgery that removed bone spurs ?

Variable....: Depends on the extent of the bone spurs, their location and whether the procedure was done in a minimally invasive fashion. ...Read more

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After you have the bone spurs removed from the ankle , what happens then are you put into plaster or a boot do you still need to use a walking aid ?

After you have the bone spurs removed from the ankle , what happens then are you put into plaster or a boot do you still need to use a walking aid ?

Depends....: On the extent of the bone spurs removed, the method in which they are removed (open vs. Arthroscopic), their location and the preference of the surgeon. ...Read more

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Is there usually a period of non-weight bearing after ankle arthroscopy if bone spurs are removed from leg bones? No-microfracture of talus.

As comfort dictates: There is no specific reason that you can not put weight after arthroscopic spur removal. Weight bearing a tolerated usually is your status. Keep the ankle elevated higher than your heart for first few days to decrease swelling. It will hurt to walk on it initially so walkonit if you like to suffer, . As usual it is best to follow the protocol of your surgeon who did it, theyknow the situation best. ...Read more

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Would bone spurs hurt 24/7? I have either those or a tendon problem. front of ankle only hurts to lunge/jump and KILLS to tumble on if I try even once

Would bone spurs hurt 24/7? I have either those or a tendon problem. front of ankle only hurts to lunge/jump and KILLS to tumble on if I try even once

Bone spurs: can be caused by abnormal stress or traction on tendons, so you could have a tendon problem that leads to a bone spur. See your doctor or an orthopedic surgeon/sports medicine specialist to get evaluated. ...Read more

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What would cause multiple bone spurs in my feet/ankles?

What would cause multiple bone spurs in my feet/ankles?

Bone spurs: Bone spurs to the feet and ankles are most often caused from trauma or arthritis (wear and tear to the joints) or in the case of the calcaneous (heel bone) can be from Enthesopathy (pulling of soft tissue from bone). This can be cause from the tendon or ligament from being too tight and resulting in a chronic pulling off situation. See your podiatrist and he/she can help. ...Read more

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Bone Spurs (Definition)

Bone spurs, or osteophytes, are bony projections that form along joints, and are often seen in conditions such as arthritis. Bone spurs are largely responsible for limitations in joint motion ...Read more