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... on the 4th of July last year at a dancing class and at the same time I tore a couple of ligaments in my ankle. ... (9 replies)
... However, that isn't the norm. It depends on the fracture type and a ton of other factors. ... (3 replies)
... in a car door, and it was extremely painful for weeks. Ice and elevation helped, but it can take up to 6 weeks or more to heal. I am concerned that your fifth metatarsal may or may not be healing correctly. ... (3 replies)

... went to ER and the doctor there was ride and said yah you broke your foot and have me the name of a orthopedic doctor. I seen him on the 2 of July and he said just wear your boot while your not laying in bed and when laying in bed wrap it in a ace bandage. ... (3 replies)
... rays showed a greenstick fracture of the fifth metatarsal. After the six weeks in a surgical shoe...everything was fine. About five months later I started having mild pain in the same foot. ... (3 replies)
... broken clear through at the base end of the 5th metatarsal, with another break diagonal to that which has a 4 mm displacement. Not a Jones fracture or an avulsion fracture, just a fracture at the base of the 5th metatarsal, he said. ... (27 replies)
... Hi! I'm a 52 year old woman, a bit overweight, not the most fit, but not fragile either. I stepped wrong down a curb, rolled on my left ankle, and broke the 5th metatarsal "in a few places" according to the doctor. ... (27 replies)
... I could use some advice. 83 days ago I fractured my 5th Metatarsal while I was walking to work. Long story short, I was attempting to dodge a car and river texting instead watching where he was going. ... (3 replies)
... weeks ago I had an operation to repair a long term break of my 5th metatarsal on my right foot. I had it pinned and a bone graft from the inside of my right ankle leaving me with one small scar on my left side and larger one down the side of my right foot. ... (3 replies)
... g., a pin. I had done some searches on the Internet prior to seeing him. He wasn't especially forthcoming about his diagnosis, I had to ask him if it was the 5th metatarsal and if it was a stretched or torn ligament or a bone fracture. ... (6 replies)
... I'm 11 weeks post 5th metatarsal break and seem to have healed fine. I walk with sneakers or crocks and the break area does not give me much trouble. I do however have a recurrance of swelling from last year's bunionectomies. ... (57 replies)
... t and he told me to take it easy. Like what you said on this post, sometimes these breaks never fully heal! When he said that, I asked him that is the likelyhood of that happening but he said I can't tell you right now. I was also told to wait til my next check up on Feb 16th so worry about that sort of thing. ... (57 replies)
... You need to have a serious conversation with a foot specialist. I cannot stress that enough. A break of the 5th met. is a very serious one that is more often than not going to need surgery in order to heal. ... (57 replies)
... I broke my 5th metatarsal in March 2007 and was in a cast until July 07, then a boot until end of Oct. 07. ... (57 replies)
... I think it's the break of 5th metatarsal head, Jones fracture, that's really hard to heal. ... (22 replies)
... I broke my 5th metatarsal last July. The situation was a little different because I had had surgery on the other foot three weeks before so I had two casts on and was using a wheelchair! ... (2 replies)
... The pain besides in the scar area is the 4th Metatarsal. My Dr. said it was from trying to take pressure off of the 5th Metatarsal and told me to get insert. ... (0 replies)
... I just found this thread.....I fractured my 5th metatarsal back in July 2004. I have diabetes and that was causing the healing process to slow down. ... (3 replies)
... put hop up with my 'good' leg upright, with all the weight on the crutches. I'm hoping it will subside because the pain is without a doubt more painful than the break ever has been! ... (3 replies)
... but I can't say she was overly helpful... Wear more supportive foot wear, which isn't that easy for me, was pretty much all I got and to keep a diary of when I get the pain. ... (9 replies)


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