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What Is The Name Of The Bone That Connects To The Tibia To Form The Ankle Joint
See below: The 3 bones of the ankle joint are the tibia, fibula and talus. ...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
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My tibia connected with an elbow when i did a kick, now ankle is swollen just below ankle joint & tibia hurts when walk or bare weight. Is it broken?
Possibly: I would recommend an x-ray of the area by either a podiatrist or orthopedic foot specialist. The injured area should be treated according to the findings. If not broken and treatment does not resolve the pain and swelling then i would recommend an MRI study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I broke both tibia ad fibula just above the ankle joint and dislocated my ankle. Surgery three months ago fixed the bones with a plate and five screws in one and three screws in the other. I still cannot bear weight on the affected foot and when I try I g
Healed?: I suspect if you still can't bear weight that the bones have not healed or have shifted in a way that causes pain. You need to see your orthopaedic surgeon for x-rays and an evaluation. Make sure they review your injury and the current state o healing with you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do you if there is bone chip in ankle after a sprain been 3 months since injury have limited movement in ankle joint?
Is it possible that a really severe ankle sprain or slight bone fracture cause bone displacement in the ankle joint. And thus limit mobility?
Have a broke tibia and fibula 4 inches up from my ankle. Its been 5 weeks. No shown bone growth is this a problem?
See your orthopedist: Your bone doctor can provide you the best information , compare the X rays and give you a definitive answer. Good luck. ...Read more
Hi I have broken my tibia bone about 40mm above my left ankle it was a clean breake but on a angle so a opp 7 screws 1 plate. time of cure, and preshu?
Awhile: Tibial shaft fractures take 8-12 weeks to heal ...Read more
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