Re: subluxed cuboid

: The subluxed cuboid is very frequently a missed diagnosis. It can also be difficult to treat. Treatments can vary from manipulation, taping the side of the foot to hold the cuboid in place works sometimes, ultrasound therapy, anti-inflammatory medicine, muscle relaxers, injections of cortisone, orthotics, even immobilization in a cast brace.

: Sometimes, I will refer a particularly difficult case to a chiropractor. I will usually check if they even know what I am talking about- some of them specialize in other areas.

: You might also need to get some further tests such as a bone scan or MRI to rule out a fracture.

: Good luck

: Vivian Abrams DPM


Dr. Abrams,

Are chiropractor's better at manipulating the cuboid joint than physios? I've had 2 mobilizations by physio without much relief...I'm worried about getting ligament laxity with too many adjustments...How many is too many? As soon as you have an adjustment, should you notice an improvement, or does it take a few days, or weeks?

Thanks Judi

Posted By judi on October 12, 2002 at 14:27:44:

In Reply to: Re: subluxed cuboid posted by Vivian Abrams DPM on September 30, 2002 at 23:48:34:

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