Excision of the nonunion of navicular fracture and curettage of the cysts in the area. Is this surgery recovery going to be lengthy?
Time is on your side. Recovery will be as long as it takes. Depending on the procedure and your ability to recover, it could be from 6 weeks to 12 weeks. There will be progressive activity allowed throughout the recovery time.
6-12 WEEKS. A surgery like this frequently requires some sort of bone grafting, for the nonunion and cyst excision. I would use a below knee cast off weight bearing; I will give you a broad range of 6-12 weeks of this course before WB is allowed. It's dictated by how your foot feels and post-op x-ray healing. Good luck. Dr. Latva.
Month Post foot surgery. Navicular avulsion fracture removal and cyst curettage. What could cause severe pain in that foot when breathing?
R/O DVT. DVT=Blood Clot would cause unilateral foot pain and swelling. . A Doppler US of the lower extremity will define the anatomy. Other conditions to evaluate are LYMPHEDEMA/RSD(REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY). /AVN( AVASCULAR necrosis )Also a full clotting W/U. You need a prompt exam and through W/U. Read more...