Fracture of foot


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Other types of fractures of the foot

In addition to the above fractures of the foot bones, its cuboid, wedge-shaped and navicular bones can be traumatized, which deserve special attention.

Cuboid fracture stops

When the cuboid and sphenoid bones break, then their diagnosis is difficult. It is important to conduct an X-ray study in order not to confuse the fracture with stretching. The reason for the injury is most often covered by a direct blow. Can be broken as one, and at once a few bones.

Symptoms are as follows:

  • Painful sensations localized at the site of the fracture are closer to the outside of the foot.

  • Restricting the mobility of the foot in a circle or sideways.

  • Edema formation.

  • . on the heel.

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Most often there is no bias in the cube-like bone injury, so you can limit yourself to applying a circular cast bandage. If a dislocation is formed, then you need to reposition the bone and eliminate it. The operation is performed under local anesthesia. The most important condition for successful rehabilitation is the wearing of the instep support after getting an injury throughout the year.

Fracture of the navicular bone of the foot

There are several ways of obtaining a fracture. The main one is a trauma caused by an object falling from a height, or by a strong clamping. The scaphoid bone fractures together with the cuboidal and wedge-shaped.

Symptoms are as follows:

  • Edema is observed, but it is not expressed strongly enough.

  • Painful sensations are also smeared. With this fracture, a person experiences some discomfort, but he can walk. The emphasis is mainly on the heel.

  • A projection that is a bone fragment can form at the site of the injury.

To clarify the diagnosis it is necessary to conduct an x-ray study.

How much does the fracture of the foot heal?

The time taken to restore the injured foot bones varies widely.

It can increase or decrease depending on the nature of the injury and the area of ​​damage:

  • Isolated fracture of the posterior process is restored in one month.

  • Fracture of the body and cervix of the talus up to 3 months.

  • Bones of the metatarsal fist for 1.5 months.

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  • Phalanges of fingers can heal for 6 weeks and earlier.

  • The tarsus of the tarsus can recover both in a month and in half a year If there was a marked shift,

. If qualified care was provided, and during the recovery phase, the patient complied with all the prescriptions of the doctor, then he would heal the fracture of the foot faster. On average, this time is 2 – 3 months.


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