Pain on top of the foot | Pain can be felt from ankle to toes.
for last one month, I am getting pain on top of the right foot.
can be felt from right ankle to toes.
more while I am walking when the toes fingers are bending.
36 years old female -housewife.
is no other health problem.
be a stress fracture.
fractures are injuries from prolonged bone use that usually affects
individuals physically active.
to occur in the medial metatarsals (90%) and less frequently in the
important complications of this injury include chronic pain and non-union
(fracture areas relatively avascular).
important to rule out other conditions such as posterior tibial tendonitis,
stress fracture of the talus and tarsal tunnel syndrome.
of metatarsals fractures consists of rest and use of rigid-soled shoes
for four weeks to prevent the extension of the metatarsals during
walking, and then progressive rehabilitation, in case of displaced
fractures foot should be plastered for four weeks.
navicular fractures occur most often in the sagittal plane in the
central third of bone, causing more insidious pain, located on the
inner side of the midfoot, it radiates to the first or second metatarsal,
and it gets worse with running or jumping and improves with rest.
types of fractures, the clinical history is essential. The fracture
of the metatarsals can be confirmed by radiography (X-rays) of the
foot (visible at 3 weeks). Technetium bone scan is a sensitive but
nonspecific test positive at 24 hours.
of the feet cannot withstand repeated stresses beyond a threshold
above which microscopic bone cracks may produce that may extend to
form evident fractures.
stress causes an imbalance in bone remodeling, so the periosteal resorption
occurs faster than bone formation, resulting in a weak bone cortex
that break to the effort.
be the first manifestation of osteoporosis or osteomalacia.
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