|The fracture line is clearly seen in the medial or tibial sesamoid.|
My doctor asked me to take care and wear good shoes and also gave me some oral medication. I went regularly..And by August 2012, he said I am all good now since I experienced no more pain on the area under my foot.
|Here the sesamoid fracture appears widened. The first and second x rays are 15 months or so apart and there has been relatively little pain in this.|
#1 Get a baseline MRI
#2 Make sure bone density is good
#3 Make sure Vit D3 levels are good
#4 Make sure your diet is good with daily 1500 mg Calcium and 1000 units VitD
#5 Ice pack bottom of foot for 15 minutes once daily and also as needed
#6. Learn to spica tape of increased activities
#7 Learn to make dancer's pads to off weight the sesamoids even in heels
#8 Have custom orthotics designed to off weight the area
#9 Use common sense in avoiding activities you know will bother you.
I hope this helps you get moving in the right direction. Do not be concerned over your new x ray for it does not tell how strong the bone actually is. Rich
The Patient's initial response:
Thank you so much, Dr. Blake!