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Roethlisberger Foot Injury
Avulsion fracture of cuboid left foot. Sprain of calcaneofibular ligament
in tibial walker boot, triathlete. Time to return to training??
It takes about 6-8: weeks for bone to heal. If your a triathlete then I would not recommend you returning until this time elapses to ensure complete healing. Obviously you need to work closely to the doc you are seeing who will evaluate you clinically and radiographically. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Foot tingling: You might experience foot tingling if you suffer an injury to the outside of the knee where the common peroneal nerve is located, as this nerve is superficial and pass over the head of the fibula ( skinny long bone in the lower leg). This nerve splits in two and ends in the foot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Born w/flat feet & fallen arches. Slight pronation on sprained ankle than other foot. What does traumatic tendonitis secondary to pronation mean?
I had an old calcanea stress fracture with swelling. Can long-term foot instability, plantar fasciitis, sural neuropathy cause back problems?
Need X-ray: You need to get your foot/ankle checked and x-rays taken in order to determine if a fracture is present. If this is a recent injury, the tightness can be from swelling from both conditions. However, it is important to diagnose the correct condition so proper treatment can be rendered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long safe to not correct equinus contracture in ankle? Have compartment syndrome, nerve entrapment both sides of ankle and ant tib tendon injury.
Immobilization: ?Usually the treatment is no weight bearing, followed by a walking boot to protect the foot. As pain improves, activity can be accelerated this process can take 6-12 weeks. ...Read more
PTT kinesiology:: Posterior tibial tendinitis could result from an anterior ankle injury when there is excessive demand placed on the tibialis posterior muscle due to anterior ankle laxity. When one part of a joint becomes weak another part becomes overworked to compensate. This is one reason that ankle injuries need thorough evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment by a qualified doctor. ...Read more
P.R.I.C.E.: After an acute ankle sprain the rule is price. Protection, rest, ice, compression and elevation. This will help to reduce the swelling, but you have to be proactive and consistent. Stay off the ankle, and reduce activity which causes the ligaments to 'stretch' out. You want to protect the structures, and keep the ice on through the first week. Physical therapy can help a great deal as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have pherpherial neuropathy in feet& hands celluitis in lt leg& foot& swellling in rtcalf &foot, phemigous on tounge, pain neurogenic, fibro diagnose ple?
Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling of the feet can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can morton's neuroma (absence of tight fitting shoes history) develop as result of a trimaleolar ankle fracture? What criteria relates it to injury
Morton's neuroma: Unlikely, but a trimalleolar fracture can cause a change in one's gait and since a neuroma is an inflammatory problem of the nerve due to irriation (could be b/c of shoes, or an altered gait pattern) there may be a link, again it's very unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why are syndesmotic ankle injuries associated with an avulsion fracture of fibula Misdiagnosed by many doctors?
The avulsion frag...: ...may B very small, & oblique x-rays often needed 2 C them. The injury is quite traumatic & should B suspected after just the exam. If the syndesmosis is minimal, tress films need 2 B done. By many docs R they ortho or ER docs. Most orthopedic surgeons don't miss them. If only the anterior inferior tib/fib is torn, the spred is minimal unless it is stressed. . ...Read more
See a physician: If you crushed your foot you should see a podiatrist. Aside from broken bones of primary concern would be the formation of a compartment syndrome where the muscles swell in a confined facial compartment cutting off circulation to the foot and damaging nerves. This can be limb threatening. ...Read more
What type?: There are many types of injuries of the feet ranging from minor to severe and treatment and recovery varies accordingly. ...Read more
Nothing ventured: Nothing gained. I suppose if you kept yourself indoors sitting on a well-padded couch for the rest of your life, the only injury you might get is carpal tunnel from fiddling with the tv remote all day. Yes, a small risk of a foot injury exists if you roller-blade. But what doesn't come with risks? Go out and enjoy life's pleasures. Injuries are going to find you whether you enjoy life or not! ...Read more
Low impact: Depending on the injury, you should be able to do low impact exercise, such as a stationary bike. Would clear any specific exercise with your doc. ...Read more
Depends : On the type of injury. Plantar fasciitis can become so severe that any weight-bearing inflames the area and continues the process. Then only staying off the foot will allow healing to occur. See you orthopedist or podiatrist for further care and instructions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vibrating foot for 9+ years now from time to time for about 1 min. What could be causing this? Never had any type of foot injury before. Normal?
RICE: For many injuries, the rice treatment can help relieve swelling. Rest – protect your injured foot and avoid prolonged standing or walking. Ice – no more than 15 minutes at a time and don’t apply ice directly to your skin. Compression – apply an ace wrap. Elevation – try to elevate your foot above your heart. For severe injuries or if your swelling doesn't improve after 48 hours, see your doctor. ...Read more
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