... ng with a layover in getting obamacare on the exchange going and i went to the ortho. so that was months after the injury and without telling him he spotted the jones fracture on the xray of his own and told me he usually pins them in athletes but mine was ok to leave alone and we did surgery for the other stuff. ... (4 replies)
... i had an accident and was booted with a jones fracture and other injuries which i knew meant surgery. i used a podiatrist at first who had me in a boot with no weight bearing for a few weeks, then took another xray and said he saw growth and to just walk around the house. ... (4 replies)
... I'm looking for advise, experiences, and information that anyone has to share about Jones Fractures. ... (4 replies)
... My daughter is 11, she suffered what her Ortho says is an Avulsion fracture of the 5th metatarsal. I specifically asked if it was a Jones Fracture. And was told no. ... (0 replies)
... I got a jones fracture with other damage in august 2013. ... (7 replies)
... Good morning!
Last week (Thursday, May 14) I missed the last step at home and fell, landing completely on the side of my foot... it was so incredibly painful. I went to the ER, had x-rays, etc, and found out I had broken my 5th metatarsal. I went to the ortho that same day, and he confirmed that it was a Jones fracture, but non-displaced.
He offered casting or the boot, so... (7 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your jones fracture. ... (1 replies)
... Around the first of the year, I was diagnosed with a likely Jones Fracture of the 5th metatarsal. I do not have insurance right now, so I came out of pocket for the x rays and have been pretty much treating myself since then. ... (0 replies)
... I certainly would put the boot back on until you see the doc and have another set of xrays. Refracture of the 5th met is common in a jones fracture, because it takes quite awhile for the fracture to heal completely. ... (1 replies)
... ankle. I was put in a boot cast and non weight bearing for about 5 to 6 weeks and then gradually went from partial to completely weight bearing for the next four weeks. ... (1 replies)
... a jones fracture. I, too, wondered what the healing process would be like. I can tell you this. ... (2 replies)
... I fell 4 weeks ago and suffered a Jones Fracture of the left foot. Much of the bruising has gone down. Just a little black and blue left. ... (2 replies)
... My worry is that I have this stupid boot on for 6 weeks and then end up having to have surgery anyways. ... (4 replies)
... i had a jones fracture from an accident on last step off a step ladder. ... (2 replies)
... i had a jones fracture and other injuries and it swelled right away and for weeks after. ... (2 replies)
... advice would be great. I fell 8 days post op having had a screw put in my jones fracture. ... (7 replies)
... foot doctor at first that had me in the boot with no weight bearing and i did that routine for months and all he had me doing was movement rehab stuff out of the boot when taking a bath to keep things moving. ... (7 replies)
... Soooo after 6 weeks, the xray looks basically the same. The ortho said that the inside of the fracture is healing (distal) but the big gap is still there.
I'm going back to work (nursing) on Saturday and "weaning" myself out of the boot. My foot still hurts like a mofo... should I get a second opinion or is this pretty standard?
Thanks :) (7 replies)
... Sorry that it happened to you. I'm really hoping that the boot will be sufficient...The swelling is mostly gone at this point and I can walk around on it a little bit now. ... (7 replies)
... i had a jones fracture and wasn't told by the first doc that name at the time. he started non weight bearing in boot for weeks then many weeks just walking around in it around the house. ... (2 replies)