FREIBERG DISEASE-NATURAL REMEDIES

 

FREIBERG DISEASE-feet pain

FREIBERG DISEASE-Feet

     Freiberg disease is a rare disease. It is defined by osteonecrosis of the second metatarsal head. The disease is usually observed in teenage girls. It is impossible to elaborate the exact cause of the disease. This disorder may occur during the growth spurts at the age of puberty. It is commonly present in those person having the first metatarsal is shorter than second, this in turn cause increased weight on the second metatarsal head. It is avascular necrosis of the metatarsal head.

Freiberg Disease Causes:

The main causes of the disease are following:

  • Microtrauma at metaphysic and growth plate
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Common in pubertal females
  • Increased stress
  • Metatarsal joint tend to collapse
  • Repeated stress or injury
  • Kohler bone disease
  • Panner disease
  • Severe disease
  • Blount disease
  • Sinding-Larsen and Johansson syndrome
FREIBERG DISEASE-feet-X ray

FREIBERG DISEASE-feet-X ray

Symptoms:

The main hallmarks of this disease are following:

  • Pain in forefoot at the metatarsal head with weight bearing
  • Visible limp
  • Stiffness in the metatarsophalangeal joint
  • Pain by wearing high-heeled footwear
  • Limited range of motion
  • Callus underneath metatarsal head
  • Swelling
admin Default Asked on September 10, 2018 in Disease.
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