At six to 12 weeks, the patients were allowed to return to full sports activities in a custom orthotic. The study authors reported that in the three cases of stage III to IV Freiberg’s infraction, all patients had an improvement in symptoms and a prompt return to sports.How is Freiberg's disease surgery performed?
Freiberg’s Disease Surgery How is Surgery Performed? Freiberg’s disease can result in pain from a joint. To treat the pain, the joint surfaces must be moved further apart, so that scar tissue can be formed between the surfaces, or the damaged surface is replaced with undamaged cartilage tissue from elsewhere.What is Freiberg’s infraction?
Avascular necrosis of the metatarsal head is known as Freiberg’s infraction and most commonly occurs in the second metatarsal. It is more prevalent in women and the condition most often manifests in the adolescent years between the ages of 11 and 17.1What is the treatment for Freiberg’s disease?
Smith et al. showed a new surgical technique for the treatment of Freiberg’s disease which included 15 patients who were followed up two to 7.5 years after the surgery [ 53 ]. Second metatarsal shortening was performed without joint arthrotomy [ 53 ].