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Painful: As most bones would feel when broken. ...Read more
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
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http://www. Drblakeshealingsole. Com/2011/07/accessory-navicular-accessory-you-may. Html ...Read more
Chipped tarsal navicular that never healed so was recommended to have chip removed. How is recovery for this?
Chip off the old blk: Depending on the size of the "chip" the healing can be around 3-4 weeks. There are times when total recovery can take months or even longer. ...Read more
What would be a simple way to help with an accessory navicular and over pronation at home with custom orthotics.
Not Simple.: I'm not sure what you are asking. Many people has an accessory navicular and have absolutely no symptoms. Are you having pain or are just wanting to control pronation. Seek the consult of a specialist to help determine just how to address you concerns. ...Read more
What to do if I just found out after 21 months, that my talon navicular fusion is a non union? What does this mean?
It is treatable:
There are non-invasive, minimally invasive, and completely surgical ways to treat this - all depends on what other factors are in the picture.
Smoking 1st and 2nd hand should be eliminated if present in your case. ...Read more
My chipped tarsal navicular never healed after 4 months so dr said they can remove the chip. Should I have this done?
Maybe?: Is this a trauma fracture or an avulsion of an accessory bone? How big is the fracture fragment and how much is it separated? Also how was this initially treated? All this questions have to be answered first. A majority of the Posterior Tibial Tendon inserts into this bone and Sometimes the contraction can lead to an avulsion fracture. You need to be casted and off weight bearing for 2 months. ...Read more
Got diagnosed with navicular accessory type 3 and gave me a boot but its un comfortable should I buy a better on for comfort and faster recovery?
Comfort Is Important: If you are having pain with the accessory navicular it is best to immobilize it via a CAM walker (boot) to prevent you from putting excess pressure on the area. If you are able to tolerate this that would be in your best interest. If it is still painful it would be best to get a more comfortable CAM walker or to ask your doctor about a corticosteroid injection for treatment of pain and swelling. ...Read more
No: This is a bone issue, creams have no effect. ...Read more
Follow surgeons: Post op orders. Are you having a problem of some sort? ...Read more
Diagnosed with navicular accessory and wanted to know what type of cardio workout can I do because I like bike?
Not to Access.: An accessory navicular is, in its self, is not a problem. The concern is the issue becomes symptomatic. Many times the problem will resolve with rest and care not to stress the area. Depending on the severity, you might restrict you cardio to bike riding. This is best answered by tour treating doctor. ...Read more
My 12 year old son broke his navicular a little bit from the top how much time does it need to heal (it broke because of strong impact)?
10-12 weeks: May not take quite as long due to his age. ...Read more
Conservative care consists of orthotics and possible cortisone injection for pain and inflammation.
Surgery would only be done if pain becomes chronic or there is difficulty wearing shoes. During the surgery the extra bone is removed and at times the tendons around the bone have to be anchored to the remaining bone. ...Read more
Is prominence of the navicular tubercle at the medial aspect of the navicular bone suppose to be a painful?
It can be: The pain may also be of inflamation or degeneration of the posterior tibial tendon directly against the prominence.... ...Read more
Cant I be help for fast recovry after the surgery of navicular accessery bone? What is the fast recovery of surgry?
Fracture: Navicular- carpel bone of wrist very important to thumb function which requires 3 of 8 carpel bones at its base. Follow dr. Orders, and let nature do its job at healing. Can't mess with natural course healing. Again this is very important bone. Pending type fracture which in this case required surgery makes it complicated. Maybe 6-12 weeks pending complications. Trust your dr. For details. ...Read more
Having a chronically avulsed fragment from my navicular excised and curettage to remove arthritic changes. Is this a long recovery?
I think if your: Having a surgery the recovery time should of already been discussed with you by your doctor. All questions relating to a planned surgery should ideally be answered before the procedure is scheduled. We don't know the size of the fragment being avulsed, nor what is meant by "arthritic changes removed". ....this question is best answered by your surgeon. ...Read more
Foot doctor: See a podiatrist about that. May need cortisone shots otlr may need it to be surgically removed to alleviate your symptoms. ...Read more
An arch support: Or orthotic is often very helpful. If pain persists you can have it removed. ...Read more
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