Accessory bones that do not cause any discomfort can be left alone and do not need any treatment. Additional bones which provoke pain can often be treated conservatively. In case of a painful “os peroneum” this can be removed without causing any weakness of the tendon. A painful “accessory navicular bone” should be either re-attached to the main bone or removed and the tendon needs strong fixation to the navicular bone. Treatment depends on the quality of the accessory bone which determines the fixation method. After the operation, a patient is non-weight bearing and then in a removable boot gut eventually full recovery will be achieved.
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Foot and Ankle Conditions
Mr Klinke treats a range of common foot and ankle conditions. You can view the conditions and treatments by selecting from the list below.