How do you treat a dislocated talus?
Your treatment may include:
- Pain medicines.
- A doctor moving your bones back into place without surgery (closed reduction)
- Keeping your ankle raised (elevated) and using cold packs.
- In some cases, emergency surgery.
- A splint to hold your ankle in place at first.
- A cast or boot to hold your ankle once your swelling goes down.
What is talonavicular dislocation?
A talonavicular dislocation is a rare luxation of the foot, often after a high-velocity trauma. Up to 80% of the talonavicular dislocation is medial, 17% lateral. The lateral dislocation can be reduced under sedation with flexion in the knee, longitudinal traction on the foot and lateral pressure on the talus.
What is Peritalar subluxation?
Commonly, AAFD patients develop peritalar subluxation. This is an attenuation of the medial soft tissues, with subsequent posterolateral subluxation of the calcaneus and increased valgus orientation of the subtalar joint in the coronal plane .
Can a dislocated ankle heal itself?
While a cast, or splint, may be recommended to minimize movement of the injured region, a dislocated ankle cannot heal itself in a cast and surgical help is often required once the swelling subsides.
Can I walk with a dislocated ankle?
Usually, a person will be unable to walk after suffering an ankle dislocation. Treatment involves moving the ankle back to it’s normal position (reduction of a dislocation).
How long does a dislocated foot take to heal?
Toe fracture or dislocation
|Healing:||This injury normally takes 6 weeks to heal.|
|Pain and Swelling:||The swelling is often worse at the end of the day and elevating your foot will help. Take pain killers as prescribed. Mild pain and swelling can continue for 3-6 months.|