What happens after accessory navicular surgery?
You may need to use crutches for several days after surgery. Your stitches will be removed in 10 to 14 days (unless they are the absorbable type, which will not need to be taken out). You should be safe to be released to full activity in about six weeks.
How successful is accessory navicular surgery?
Conclusions: When conservative measures fail to relieve the symptoms of a painful accessory navicular, simple excision of the accessory navicular and anatomic repair of the posterior tibialis tendon is a successful intervention. Overall, the procedure provides reliable pain relief and patient satisfaction.
How long does accessory navicular surgery take?
This is where a surgeon removes the accessory navicular and reattaches the posterior tibial tendon with a screw. It is a fairly simple surgery—it takes approximately 45 to 60 minutes—that usually produces a good outcome (a relief from pain and no disability).
How long is recovery from kidner procedure?
This will depend on your job and the speed of your recovery / rehabilitation. For non-manual work, we usually recommend approximately 6-8 weeks. For manual work up to 12-14 weeks.
How many people have the accessory navicular bone?
An accessory navicular is an extra bone that is on the inner center arch of the foot. Up to 2.5 percent of individuals are born with the accessory navicular.
Is accessory navicular painful?
Pain may occur if the accessory bone is overly large causing this bump on the instep to rub against footwear. This painful condition is called accessory navicular syndrome. Accessory navicular syndrome (ANS) can cause significant pain in the mid-foot and arch, especially with activity.
When can I walk after kidner procedure?
Two weeks after surgery Provided that the wound is well enough healed you should be able to get the foot wet.
When can I walk after accessory navicular surgery?
0-6 weeks: Immobilization (in cast or cast boot) non-weight-bearing or touch weight-bearing. 6-10 weeks: Increasing activity in a cast boot. Physical therapy to work on strength and balance. Full recovery after 9 weeks-2 months.
What is Type 2 accessory navicular?
The type II accessory navicular is the most commonly symptomatic variant with localized chronic or acute on chronic medial foot pain and tenderness with associated inflammation of overlying soft tissues. Plain radiographic identification of the accessory navicular is insufficient to attribute symptomatology.
Is accessory navicular surgery necessary?
Surgical intervention requires an excision of the accessory navicular and reattachment of the posterior tibial tendon to the navicular. Oftentimes, this is the only procedure necessary. However, if there are other deformities, such as a flat foot or forefoot that is abducted, other procedures may be required.