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#885 Surgical options sesamoid fracture nonunion

If you have a fractured sesamoid bone, the biggest concern is that the sesamoid fracture will turn into a fracture nonunion.

“Non-union” means it did not unite. The two broken pieces did not get back together, and the fractured sesamoid bone did not heal.

I was talking to a runner who had a sesamoid injury and she wanted to know whether or not surgery was a good option in her case.

We talked broadly speaking about three different possible kinds of sesamoid surgeries.

Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about surgical options for sesamoid fracture nonunion.

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