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Talus Bone Contusion
5 wks ago bone bruise to talus & ligament damage. Get electrical shock feel down right underside of big toe when pressured. Cause & how long to heal?
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
Bone bruise on talus (MRI) 6 weeks ago. Still too sore to walk without crutches. What support or shoes best to help get back to walking independantly?
Severe bone bruise on talus and calcaeus 7 weeks ago. Told to remove boot and transition off crutches but still too sore. Will walking on it delay heali?
Yes. This is a very: Integral joint in weight bearing. Ur body is telling U 2 back off! If U R cleared & Ur body says it hurts, it's time 2 B smart & do as Ur body is telling U. It may not B a bad idea 2 get a 2nd opinion. Ur MTI should B used, & when the edema is clearing then a slow graduated weight bearing program should start, under care of orthopedic surgeon, perhaps a new 1. ...Read more
Normal for severe bone bruise on talus (mri diagnosed) to cause pain in one spot under heel too painful to walk without crutches 7 weeks on?
Sprained ankle 4/11/15, original MRI: minor tears in post tib and deltoid lig; 5 mo. Of PT new MRI shows bone bruise of talus. What else can I do?
Tears: Given your symptoms I would have your doctor refer you to an Orthopedist! ...Read more
Undisplaced fracture/bone bruise on posterior medial talus 3 week ago. Given ROM exercises and walking boot today, told to wear only when walking? Right?
Weight bearing: The boot is needed if you are weight bearing - walking or standing. Not needed if at rest or while your foot is elevated. ...Read more
Treatment for undisplaced fracture or bone bruise of posterior medial talus and articular surface, and minor bone bruise distal calcaneous?
One in the same: They are the same entity. Be sure to rest and ice the area to decrease your symptoms. ...Read more
3 months: Bone bruises often heal over 3 months. These essentially act as microfractures. Although the pain usually lasts a few weeks, it may persist for a few months, depending on the severity, the bone involved, and the amount of stress repetitively placed on that bone during the recovery period. ...Read more
Contusion: 3 to 4 weeks is normalGet a more detailed answer ›
Contussion Vs Stress: If this was a true direct impact injury and a true contussion, symptoms should respond to relative rest, ice, anti imflammatory messures and a progression back to dance within a week or two. If this is more of a stress or overuse pattern of edema noted on MRI then this becomes more problematic. It should still heal but can reoccur immediately if her intensity of training is not altered. ...Read more
What is subchondral edamatous contusion? Is it a bone bruise? How do fix it? Does it take time to heal?
I am 10 weeks post tibial bone contusion have not had swelling problems until 2 weeks ago which has become more severe each day?
Needs recheck: Defintely call your physician or orthopedic surgeon. A contusion should have completely healed after 10 weeks and increasing swelling and severity is worrisome. ...Read more
I was bitten by my cat and am now experiencing extreme pain to the point where I can't grasp items. Is it possible I may have a bone contusion?
Pasturella multicoda: Cat bites can be very dangerous. Often times staph infections or pasturella infections can be caused by cat bites and a tetanus booster in addition to antibiotics should be pursued asap. ...Read more
Either: See superman, who has x-ray vision, or, if he's not available, go to a podiatrist or orthopedist and get an x-ray. What you're calling a contusion might really be a fracture. I assume you have no underlying medical conditions like diabetes that would delay healing. Also, since inflammation is part of healing, taking anti-inflammatory medications will also delay healing. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more
What is a subchondral edamatous contusion? Is it a bone bruise? How to heal it? Does it need physiotherapy?
Bone bruise: Bone bruise below the cartilage. Low intensity, low impact cardiovascular exercise, gentle range of motion and ice. Never apply ice directly to the skin, always over a towel or clothing. Repeat 2-4 times per day. Consider physical therapy if symptoms persist beyond 6-8 weeks. ...Read more
My doctor diagnosed my shoulder as a bone contusion. It has been about a week and there's no improvement. How do I know it's not a tear?
Ask doctor: If you have a bone contusion I am assuming a physician has given you this diagnosis. It is best to check with the doctor treating you as it is difficult to give advice without more information. ...Read more
After ankle bone contusion is healed how many time does it take to get back to soccer? How many month of excersise?
Have a bone contusion involving the antermedial femoral condyle. Been a month since injury. Some swelling, still very stiff. What's best treatment?
Time: If that is you're only injury (based on exam and MRI) than you need a few more weeks to let it heal. You can work on strengthening the muscles about the knee and regaining full motion. Some ors may restrict your wt. Bearing the first 4-6 weeks in more severe bone ' bruises'.See your ors if you're stiffness and swelling are not improving spontaneously. Best of luck.! ...Read more