Re: Sesamoid bones

Sesamoids can sometimes be bipartite. Conservative treatment can include immobilization, padding, orthotics, injections of cortisone (only for chronic problems) and if all else fails- surgery.

As far as if it is a good idea to remove it or not. There is no answer that is always for everyone. You really need to discuss this with your doctor and make an informed discuss after having all your concerns addressed.

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on December 24, 2004 at 22:13:41:

In Reply to: Sesamoid bones posted by Chet Cloward on December 22, 2004 at 18:13:07:

Specially developed for the treatment of plantar tendopathy. An area of softer silicone is incoporated on the medial side of the cushion, the area most sensitive to plantar faciitis pain.

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