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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?

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?

LOTS TO GUESS: I have to guess a lot, b/c the info is sparse. Bone bruise and ligament damage=at least moderate degree of trauma. Ligaments affected-inside ankle bone ligaments? -deltoids. Tingling-maybe the tibial nerve was temporarily damaged. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

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


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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?

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

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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?

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?

Too long.: Very likely that something else is going on. Seven weeks is too long to still be unable to walk without some degree of pain relief, with or without crutches. How about asking for a second opinion. Probably best to obtain your own. ...Read more

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Treatment for undisplaced fracture or bone bruise of posterior medial talus and articular surface, and minor bone bruise distal calcaneous?

Treatment for undisplaced fracture or bone bruise of posterior medial talus and articular surface, and minor bone bruise distal calcaneous?

See orthopedic surg: Please see an orthopedic surgeon. Most likely need to be on crutches for a number of weeks. May need to wear a cast or boot as well. Some taler fractures also result in AVN which prolong the treatment course. ...Read more

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Could a bone contusion require surgery?

Could a bone contusion require surgery?

No: Simple bone contusion do not require surgery. It heals by itself. However contusion of the joint surface can cause cartillage damage which is not visible on x-ray & may require surgery. ...Read more

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Does a bad bone contusion always require surgery?

No.: Most bone bruises or contusions don't need surgery. If there is extensive pain, slow healing or accompanying ligament or cartilage damage, then surgery may be indicated. ...Read more

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Difference between bone contusion and bone bruise?

Difference between bone contusion and bone bruise?

One in the same: They are the same entity. Be sure to rest and ice the area to decrease your symptoms. ...Read more

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How long can the pain of a bone contusion last?

How long can the pain of a bone contusion last?

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

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What is the best way to sooth bone contusion several weeks after injury?

What is the best way to sooth bone contusion several weeks after injury?

Several weeks?: Bone contusion should not last that long, did you have x-ray or MRI to diagnose the contusion. If I will be you I would like to the above. ...Read more

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Is subchondral edematous contusion a bone bruise?

Is subchondral edematous contusion a bone bruise?

Yes: A bone bruise is actually a stress fracture. The inner trabeculae of the bone actually break. The healing of the stress fracture conincides with symptom resolution. ...Read more

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Does drinking milk hel bone contusion to heal faster?

Does drinking milk hel bone contusion to heal faster?

Milk: Not necessarily. A good consistent diet that contains vit d and calcium is important in bone health. Adding more does not make bone heal fastet. ...Read more

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More info about a bone contusion in the 5th metatarsal of an 11 year female ballet dancer?

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

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What is subchondral edamatous contusion? Is it a bone bruise? How do fix it? Does it take time to heal?

What is subchondral edamatous contusion? Is it a bone bruise? How do fix it? Does it take time to heal?

Bone bruise: Subchondral edema seen on MRI represent swelling within the bone which can result from injury. A bone bruise is a good way of thinking about it if associated w injury. Time depends on severity of injury. Symptoms resolve before MRI is normal generally. ...Read more

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I am 10 weeks post tibial bone contusion have not had swelling problems until 2 weeks ago which has become more severe each day?

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

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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

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How to tell if I have a fractured arm or a bone contusion?

How to tell if I have a fractured arm or a bone contusion?

Level of pain: A stable, nondisplaced arm fracture may present similar to a severe contusion. Typically, a fracture will hurt for a longer period of time. Also, a fracture usually can be diagnosed with radiographs. ...Read more

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If a drink milk or eat food to strenghten my bones does my bone contusion heal faster?

If a drink milk or eat food to strenghten my bones does my bone contusion heal faster?

Not likely: Unless you have rickets or a severe metabolic syndrome or other deficiency. The effects are not that quick but it's certainly a good idea. ...Read more

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My ankle bone contusion won't heal, what to do?

My ankle bone contusion won't heal, what to do?

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

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What is a subchondral edamatous contusion? Is it a bone bruise? How to heal it? Does it need physiotherapy?

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

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Bone contusion foot care, is it advisable to walk?

Bone contusion foot care, is it advisable to walk?

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

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After ankle bone contusion is healed how many time does it take to get back to soccer? How many month of excersise?

After ankle bone contusion is healed how many time does it take to get back to soccer? How many month of excersise?

2-3 months: Bone contusions seen on MRI can take 6-8 weeks to heal with avoidance of high impact activity. 6 weeks of physical therapy usually can get you back in shape to play safely. ...Read more

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Have a bone contusion involving the antermedial femoral condyle. Been a month since injury. Some swelling, still very stiff. What's best treatment?

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

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My son fell off a small trampoline and landed knee first he has a bump on his knee an he keeps complaining it hurts. Could it be a bone contusion?

My son fell off a small trampoline and landed knee first he has a bump on his knee an he keeps complaining it hurts. Could it be a bone contusion?

I would: Take them to your pediatrician. If your insurance allows to go to an orthopedic doctor, than I would just go there... Maybe an urgent care center tonight. ...Read more

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Can playing football with a bone contusion on the inner foot cause further damage?

Better to rest: A bone contusion is usually very painful and swollen. If you continue to play football you risk a second injury or fracture. I would suggest rest, ice, elevation, and compression. ...Read more