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Why Do I Have 2 Ankle Bones
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
No spinal cord injur: The reason you are not paralyzed is because your spinal cord is not involved. Injury to the spinal cord is what causes paralyzation. Hairline fractures are small and do not typically involve the entire bone, in the spine, they do not involve the spinal cord. Rest and time, physical therapy are usually the treatments for hairline fractures, depending on where they are and severity. ...Read more
I know my ankle is not sprained but my ankle feels really weak.. I don't remember hurting my self. What can I do ? Do i need x rays? Do i stop soccer
Vitamin D: Make sure the levels in the blood are normal. Plain radiographs or x-rays are another way a doctor could comment on the quality of your bones. ...Read more
What do I do if I think my collarbone is dislocated? I also have 2 fractured ribs what can I do for treatment? I serve and bartender 60 hours a week
My inside leg adductors have been so tight for over 2 years my back is extremely weak I don't know what to do can't stand up straight?
It: helps if you include age because reasons may vary. ...Read more
Normal: Cracking of joints is not a sign of disease. ...Read more
See Podiatrist: to get evaluation, x-rays and any necessary treatment. If no improvement after 2 weeks, should get it checked out. ...Read more
Skin infection?: It might have been given if you had a break in the skin with concern about skin infections. Broken bones without breaks in the skin don't require antibiotics. ...Read more
No: Studies show that a healed fracture has the same strength as the surrounding bone. It is neither stronger and weaker; the one caveat is that there are times during the healing process where it may be weaker and stronger, but once the healing process finishes, it is equal in strength. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I have a cut near my ankle and now my ankle is stuff, could I have caused my ankle bones to be infected?
Outer part behind ankle bones swollen, only places swollen. What can it be? Very worried. No major health issues.
Possible: Peroneal tendonopathy or tear in retinaculum.Get a more detailed answer ›
I twisted my ankle about 4 month and now when i walk it clicks and i get pain between the ankle bones!
My talus' (the 2 "ankle bones") on the right foot are more "salient" than the ones on the left. Can salient talus cause pain?
I am not sure: I understand your question. A talus is one bone not two. Are you implying the talus bulges out more? In any event maybe one of your feet flattens more than the other? Is that possible? Also, it is possible you are suffering from posterior tibial tendonitis. Certainly, if you have pain -i would recommend a visit to the foot doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After havin an MRI doctors noticed a swollen sac inside the ankle bones.They want to remove by cutting the bones then replanting new bones.Please help?
Bone cyst: Bone cysts occur throughout the body. Surgical treatment is to remove the cyst and pack it with bone either from your body or from a lab. Depending on the size of the cyst, and type follow up will vary. ...Read more
Golf-ball-sized areas of swelling behind (beside) my ankle bones. 33, female. No discoloration, no pain. Overweight, no hypertension. Non-smoker.
I was sitting down and hit my inside ankle bones against each other and now I have to walk on my toes on my one foot could I have broke something?
How do I know if my ankle bones are misaligned after an ankle sprain? My doc didn't realign my ankle bones by joint manipulation. Is this compulsory
I severely sprained my ankle and chipped a bone nearly two months ago and i'm still having problems. Why can't i stand very long without having pain?
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