... I wouldn't force the issue. When I broke my 4th met, it was a good 2-3 weeks before I could walk on the heel. I had to stay off it with the crutches until then. (57 replies)
... janesfoot, from what i understand from reading a 5th metatarsal fracture is one of the worst fractures you can have. you have to be in a cast much longer than for any other foot fracture. ... (22 replies)
... it starts at the base of the "bulb" at the base of the 5th metatarsal and goes up into the bulb at an angle towards the 4th metararsal. ... (27 replies)
... Yes, you can walk sometimes on partially or completely torn ligaments. I did for 3 months before I found out my were torn. ... (3 replies)
... Today it has been 2 weeks since my surgery. I have a plate with 6 screws on the 1st, and long pins through the center of 2nd and 3rd that exit under my toes. ... (12 replies)
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