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Saddle Bone Deformity Foot
Oui ou Non.: Treatment, to some extent, is based on whether or not the deformity is symptomatic or not. If the enlargement does not cause any discomfort, then shoes with padded tongues or sandals may work just fine. Realistically, it comes down to having it fixed or wearing accommodating shoes. ...Read more
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
About how much does the surgery to correct saddle bone deformity in a foot cost? Is the procedure relatively safe?
A lot: If elective procedure (due to a medical reason), correction of deformity to the top of your foot would cost thousands of dollars. If for cosmetic reasons, even more. The costs include hospital fees, nursing staff, anesthesia fees, surgeon fees, administration fees, equipment usage, supplies, etc. ...Read more
There is no connection. The Saddle deformity is an exostosis (bony outgrowth) of the FOOT bones. The ankle is not involved!
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Dr Z ...Read more
Saddle bone foot break 15 yr ago. Now too center of foot hard sharp bump and bones seem raised on right side center. No pain just looks deformed?
Years ago, I broke my foot very badly in center saddle. I gottwo surgeries done with pins taken out. Now, I have a hard lump in the center top and my bones seem raised. Whatshould I do?
Depends...: It will depend on the size of the chip and its location. Small chip fractures in the foot can resorb; however, if the chip fracture is in an area where it has the possibility of resetting, it is up to the doctor examining the condition if the chip will heal on its own or may need surgical intervention to be fixated back. ...Read more
Try shoe inserts: Shoes can sometimes be unyielding. You need to have a cushion for your feet. Go to any drug store and buy an inexpensive foam shoe insert. You most likely will be surprised at the relief they give. ...Read more
Bunion?: I am not very sure what you exactly mean with bone sticking out but I figure that you are most likely referring to a bony structure that it is usually felt on the side of the foot and can be uncomfortable. This is cause by repetitive trauma (by walking, running) associated with poor shoe wear. If this is what it is it is not malignant but in any case have Podiatrist (foot doctor) check you for exam ...Read more
Not good: If you mean that you have stepped on a bone and part of it is in your foot, this will end up in infection and trouble so please get it checked to be removed. It might lead to infection and trouble ...Read more
See below: Yes. X-rays are helpful for the diagnosis. Good luck. Thank you. ...Read more
Need more info: You have not provided enough information to make a diagnosis as to why your feet are hurting. You need to get an examination by your doctor, but depending on your medical history you may have a form of neuropathy or you may have a form of arthritis in your feet which is causing the pain. ...Read more
See a podiatrist: You need to be examined to determine the cause of the pain and then treatment can be suggested. ...Read more
Which bone: There are 26 bones in each foot. If it is a toe, tape it to the next toe but definitely get it x-rayed to see what is where and how bad is the break. ...Read more
Possible: I have seen patients walk in with mild to moderate pain and upon examination and x-rays find a broken bone. A crack in a bone may not be displaced but cause enough discomfort and minimal swelling that may linger for some time. If the pain has been lingering or getting worse, it is a good idea to get it checked out. ...Read more
My foot is okay.: I think you meant your foot. If true this is usually seen with a charcot foot. Do you have a hole in your foot? With bone protruding? Or do you mean you feel a bony prominence? ...Read more
See a podiatrist: For a surgical consultation. (or a foot and ankle orthopedist.). ...Read more
Spurs: Its possible to get "spurs" or osteophytes in multiple locations. A bone spur in the fifth metatarsal area would be rare but possible. ...Read more
Injection might be worth a "try" HOWEVER it is likely that removal is the definitive treatment.
More detailed answer with more info (eg WHERE exactly is the chip??)
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Peroneal tendonitis: Is a possibility, this tendon attaches to the fifth met base. ...Read more
Yes: At the right angle and tat 10 lbs weight it could break. ...Read more