... Your insurance situation certainly puts more pressure on you. Without knowing whether your current sports medicine doc has substantial experience with foot and ankle injuries, especially with talar dome bruises/fractures and the treatments thereof, here's what I suggest:
If you have full confidence in your doctor, use him/her as your main resource as to what you should do... (12 replies)
... remove spurs but didn't treat talar dome lesion which was clearly present. ... (12 replies)
... Well, that sounds like pretty good news to me considering all the other options that were out there. :) Especially as I am lying here rcovering from surgery from my talar dome fracture/lesion. Follow doctor's orders and in five/six weeks you should be good to go.
-eko (54 replies)
... I hope that all they find is a bruise that will heal. The problem with this type of fracture of the Talar Dome, is that it if difficult to diagnose right away and it does not always present itself upfront, it isn't until they are continuing problems it is found. ... (54 replies)
... I am having surgery next week for an osteochrondotis lesion on my talar dome. My injury happened last July, and was diagnosed in February. ... (54 replies)
... and I think a talar dome bruise is similar. I'll try to tell you what you might experience. ... (54 replies)
... of everything once they stop being stupid. When I was working in 2010 I had a dog bite me on my right foot. It left a barely visible bruise but I was sent to the ER anyway because it was a dog bite and nobody wanted to take any changes. ... (10 replies)
... clean it up and determine if microfracture would be needed. He cleaned everything up and decided microfracture wasn't needed and we would have to watch the bone bruise to see if it healed or died and broke off. ... (1 replies)
... HI....thanks for the replies and your information. It helped me, but here's a little more information on my situation....
Well lets see...I'm 19 years old and have been dancing for over 15 years, so dancing is a huge deal with me and I would like to be able to continue it. I was very active and still am in good shape and health. I have one major problem on top of the... (12 replies)
... The surgery depends on where the OCD is located on the talus dome and how big it is. If it is easy to access, it can be done arthroscopically, but you will must likely be NWB for six weeks at a minimum. ... (12 replies)
... HI I was just wondering if anyone still uses this message board.
I sprained my ankle 8 months ago. Went to the doctor the day after the injury and he told me it was a sprain. Sever pain persissted a little more than a month after the inital injury. I went back to him and he told me to deal with it, it was a sprain and he didn't know what to do with it and he sent me to PT.... (12 replies)
... I sprained my ankle a year ago,and bruised my talar dome,and it was getting better after a cortisone shot in June.I was having almost no trouble with my ankle until Tuesday when I rolled it in gym class. ... (1 replies)
... The sports doctor also said that since it is just a bruise,it is a non surgical matter,just that the surgeon may have more treatment ideas since we have tried pretty much everything: PT,walking boot,rest,cortisone injection (which is still up in the air about working or not since I just got it yesterday)... (54 replies)
... The swelling is down,but the pain is still there indicating to me that the bruise is too. ... (54 replies)
... Sorry to hear it is not getting better. Is it the bruise or the inflamation? ... (54 replies)
... erred to an OS he ordered an mri which he said the radiologists found nothing but when he looked at it himself he said i had a torn ligament, bone bruise, a flat talar dome, and a lack if cartilage. So he suggested i take a month off of dance and just see how things go. ... (22 replies)
... Had the appointment. I liked the doctor. He took time to review the entire mri before looking at the report. He noted the large talar bruise but said thankfully the talar dome was intact. He told me to switch to an air cast, or similar ankle brace. ... (12 replies)
... Small ankle joint effusion. No loose bodies demonstrated. No talar dome osteochondral defects. You have swelling in the ankle. And a VERY good sign that there are no talar dome defects or loose bodies in there. You don't want that. ... (11 replies)
... experience with soft tissue problems. Maybe some other folks on the board can jump in here but I have never had pain in the sole of my foot from the OCD on the talar dome. ... (52 replies)
... arch, but always on the lateral side. The pain feels like I am walking on a bruise though there is no swelling and nothing to see. I have had this now for about a year and believe it is connected to my OCD. ... (52 replies)