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What happens before and after a navicular bone surgery on my feet?

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Dr. Abdul Ahmed
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Healing

Fracture starts healing.
Reduction & internal fixation brings the fragments together and it accelerates the healing in correct allignment.

In brief: Healing

Fracture starts healing.
Reduction & internal fixation brings the fragments together and it accelerates the healing in correct allignment.
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
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Dr. Brian Wagner
Podiatry

In brief: Navicular bone

This is difficult to answer without knowing what type of procedure being performed and for what pathology.

In brief: Navicular bone

This is difficult to answer without knowing what type of procedure being performed and for what pathology.
Dr. Brian Wagner
Dr. Brian Wagner
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry

In brief: Talk to your Surgeon

This can vary depending on the exact nature of the surgery - whether this a tendon advancement, removal of excess bone, fracture repair of fusion.
Regardless, you should expect a period of several weeks of non-weightbearing. You should absolutely have a discussion with your surgeon preoperatively to ensure that all of your questions have been answered.

In brief: Talk to your Surgeon

This can vary depending on the exact nature of the surgery - whether this a tendon advancement, removal of excess bone, fracture repair of fusion.
Regardless, you should expect a period of several weeks of non-weightbearing. You should absolutely have a discussion with your surgeon preoperatively to ensure that all of your questions have been answered.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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