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With Cuboid Syndrome Does The Bone Right Itself Over Time
With manipulation: Cuboid syndrome is generally treated by manipulative therapy/reduction such as the cuboid whip. Other treatment options may include taping, orthotics, and stretching. The prognosis in people who have suffered a cuboid syndrome is usually pretty good and most people do not experience any pain and do return to their activity. More studies are needed to find out what works best to treat cuboid synd. ...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
What's avg heal time for two small fragments of cuboid bone. Gp said avulsion. Orthopedic said maybe gout. Gout meds didn't work. Going back to ortho.
You should be : Validated by a foot doctor. It can be broken, it can be subluxed, you could have tendonitis as a key tendon runs on the undersurface of the bone.... ...Read more
Yes: Very unlikely bone to break, but if broken, it would depend on severity. Unlike other fractures, because it's an uncommon fracture type, the cuboid usually has other fractures or injuries associated with it if it does have a fracture. Recovery may take longer because of the multiple injuries, but isolated cuboid fracture takes the same amount of time as any fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would imagine: It would be painful, particularly when walking. ...Read more
Acute no: Maybe if a fibrous nonunion occurred but in an acute fracture generally no. ...Read more
If painful: Consider a surgical shoe or cam walker... ...Read more
Fracture: Both are not good to have but if pressed to answer most doctors would likely say weber b is worse due to fact that a lot of ligaments damage may be present. ...Read more
Same thing: Chipped bone and fracture are same thing. A chipped is just a small fracture. ...Read more
I recently found out that i partially dislocated my 4th metatarsal from my cuboid bone, what is the general treatment for this? And how long?
Went over on foot fractured cuboid bone how long approx until recovery and until I can weight bear on it?
Broken bone: Bone takes 6-8 weeks to heal in a normal healthy person. Only your physician can tell you when you can walk. Walking to soon can place you at risk of further injury. Once your x-rays show healing, you will be allowed to gradually progress to full weightbearing. ...Read more
I dislocated my cuboid bone last march and tore ligaments... Having swelling in ankle squishy and pressure. I have pain and can't stand long!
I have a displaced fracture of my cuboid bone. Main fragment is 1.4 cm in diameter. Is surgery necessary?
Not absolutely: You need to discuss this with your physicians and get a second opinion from an orthopedic foot specialist. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, if properly fit.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many problems: The fact that 3 muscles attach to the fifth metatarsal (the peroneals) and that the fracture is displaced can cause an imbalance in these muscles and a non-healing fracture of that metatarsal. The peroneus longus passes under the cuboid- this muscle stabilizes the inner foot in gait and this crush fracture can cause problems with walking-- you should see your podiatrist for reconstruction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it actually true that an aso ankle brace will provide enough support for fractured cuboid bone?
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