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Tendon Separation From Bone
Not Very: It's not very common, but possible. Depending on how long it's been after the break has healed, the snapping could be due to 1) swelling in the tendon lining, 2) swelling in a joint if the fracture and tendon are near the joint, or 3) increased pressure on the tendon because of deformity (misalignment) of the fracture. Usually this gets better as the swelling decreases over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Tendon avulsion: Tendon avulsion from a bony insertion can occur around any joint in the body. Generally speaking, most complete avulsions need surgical repair. Common avulsions of this nature include: achilles tendon rupture, pectoralis tendon avulsion, finger flexor/extensor tendon avulsios, biceps tendon avulsion, hamstring tendon avulsions, and the list goes on... ...Read more
Don't swallow bones.: Bones are not easily digestible, but the real risk of swallowing fish bones is that they may pierce the esophagus and become stuck. It is the small bones that pose the greatest risk. It is best to remove bones before eating or to be extremely careful. If a bone sticks in your throat go to the er for evaluation. ...Read more
What could it be if no damage to the bone, so the pain isn't in the bone, but perhaps in the tendon?
More Info: Cannot tell what you are asking by the info provided. ...Read more
No.: Tendons have the ability to stretch, so it would be unusual to have a tendon snap. ...Read more
Tendon: a major tendon of the foot attaches to the navicular, or in your case the accessory navicular. Pulling at this attachment is painful and is a typical complaint for a foot type that has this structure. Swelling occurs as a result of inflammation at this attachment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually tendons: Bones usually may heal quicker because they tend to have a better blood supply. ...Read more
Yes: If a tendon becomes detached from bone, or causes a small piece of bone to avulse with it, surgery is required to ensure that the site heals appropriately. ...Read more
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