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Medial Malleolus Injuries
Slight pain on inside of my left ankle right behind the medial malleolus, no injury but noticed after playing tennis. What have i likely strained?
I have a fracture tip of right medial malleolus and fracture medial aspect right talus. There is soft tissue swelling due to injury. What medication?
How old?: If the injury is brand new, cold applications and elevation of the leg are used for 24to48 hours or as long as swelling is present. If there is no evidence of bleeding, antiinflammatories like ibuprofen(if you can take them) may reduce pain and swelling tylenol (acetaminophen) can also be used and doesn't worsen bleeding. Otherwise prescription pain relievers are used for pain relief. ...Read more
What is bilateral focal involvement of the lateral plantar motor nerves at or distal to the superior border of the medial malleolus bilaterally?
I would not advice: The fracture may be treated with a short leg cast or a removable brace. Usually, you need to avoid putting weight on your leg for approximately 6 weeks. You will need to see your physician regularly for repeat x-rays to make sure the fracture does not change in position. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My tibialis posterior tendon has come out of its groove behind the medial malleolus is this even possible?
Anything is possible: This would be very uncommon. The tibialis posterior tendon is held in place by a very broad, strong compartmentalized ligament. It is possible you have ruptured the tendon or ligament. Do you have weakness on that side? Are there any other symptoms. Posterior tibial dysfunction is a serious problem. You should have a professional exam and imaging if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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