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Dr. Payam Rafat
Board Certified, Podiatry
17 years in practice
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Why am I having pain on the top of my foot if have a talus fracture?

Dr. Payam Rafat
Board Certified, Podiatry
17 years in practice
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Why am I having pain on the top of my foot if have a talus fracture?

Not unusual.: Depending on the location and type of fracture is possible to experience pain on the top of the foot. Treatment depends of the location and type of injury. Treatment option can be conservative or surgical. Immobilization of the area with a rigid walking boot, splint, brace or a cast is usually required. Follow up x-rays are taken to monitor the healing. Seek professional advice. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

Broken bone is also known as Fracture. A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ettinger
Board Certified, Podiatry
44 years in practice
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I sustained a talus fracture that's healing well but I have severe pain. What should I do?

Dr. Alan Ettinger
Board Certified, Podiatry
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I sustained a talus fracture that's healing well but I have severe pain. What should I do?

You need to: Discuss your pain with your dr. There are many pain medications that can help. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Board Certified, Podiatry
36 years in practice
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I sprained my ankle 6 months ago and continued having pain. Doctors think I have a talus fracture. What do I do now?

Dr. Arnold Beresh
Board Certified, Podiatry
36 years in practice
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I sprained my ankle 6 months ago and continued having pain. Doctors think I have a talus fracture. What do I do now?

Further exam: You will need at least an x-ray if not a ct scan or MRI to determine if there is a fracture. ...Read more

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Dr. Oliver Wang
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Board Certified, Podiatry
9 years in practice
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What are the tests for talus fracture?

Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Board Certified, Podiatry
9 years in practice
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What are the tests for talus fracture?
Dr. Karl Mangold
Board Certified, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
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What are the presenting symptoms that follow a talus fracture?

Dr. Karl Mangold
Board Certified, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
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Ankle Pain: Talus fractures are uncommon compared to other forms of ankle fracture. Usually the injury is high impact, and prognosis is poor. Even with appropriate treatment, incidence of post-traumatic arthritis is very high, chronic ankle pain usually developing within the year. Talar dome injuries (related but less severe), have a much better outlook, and can make full recovery with a scope or surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Breiner
Board Certified, Podiatry
29 years in practice
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How can a person have a talus fracture for months and not know it? Is that normal?

Dr. Robert Breiner
Board Certified, Podiatry
29 years in practice
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How can a person have a talus fracture for months and not know it? Is that normal?

Stress fracture?: If you have had no pain and found the "fracture" on an x-ray taken for another reason you probably had just a small crack in the bone which has shown up because it has mostly healed. Somtimes tiny "stress fractures" have no symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
Board Certified, Podiatry
30 years in practice
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Is it possible to have talus fracture and not realize it?

Dr. Thomas Inwood
Board Certified, Podiatry
30 years in practice
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Fracture: That can be possible but not very likely. See your podiatrist for x rays and an evaluation ...Read more

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Dr. Rudolf Zak
Board Certified, Podiatry
14 years in practice
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Is it ok to walk if I have a talus fracture?

Dr. Rudolf Zak
Board Certified, Podiatry
14 years in practice
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Talus fracture: If it is an acute fracture. I would recommend you don't. ...Read more

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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Board Certified, Podiatry
9 years in practice
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Can a podiatrist fix a talus fracture?

Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Board Certified, Podiatry
9 years in practice
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Can a podiatrist fix a talus fracture?

Yes: A surgically trained podiatrist can treat this. Look for board certification (or eligibility) in reconstruction, rearfoot, and ankle (rra). ...Read more

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Dr. Oliver Wang
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Talus Fracture (Definition)

Talus fracture is a break of the talus, which is a large bone of the heel, which helps connect the lower leg ...Read more


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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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