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... i do recall it hurting bad enough when i first got into regular shoe from a boot within 5 minutes to cut my shopping trip short. but after that it was ok to bare, but not pain free. ... (2 replies)
... s were rubbing against my skin were the crutches touched. I started only wearing soft cotton shirts and the problem was solved. I have had to uses crutches for 5 extended times in the past three years. Always only wear soft cotten shrits. ... (27 replies)
... I am desperate for any advice/suggestions....Here is my story: mid-March (3/12 to be exact) I have no clue exactly how but somehow when I stepped up I fell and broke my 5th metatarsal (Jones Fracture). Went to Urgent care then to Podiatrist (who is also orthopedic surgeon). Was put in a wheelchair (which I can't use in my house...) & fiberglass cast. Since 5/10 I have... (15 replies)

... I broke my 1st Metatarsal two weeks ago and am about 5 days post op. I know in general that upping your intake of vitamin D3, Calcium and Fish Oil supplements are all recommended with any fracture. ... (1 replies)
... I would think by then a cast could take care of setting the bone the rest of the way. The Dr did not say what I am coming in for at the 5 day post op appt. and I am just wondering if given that I will be 2 weeks post break just perhaps the removable pins could come out and a cast could be used? ... (9 replies)
... On the 6th of January my husband shattered my first Metatarsal bone by dropping a very heavy piece of pottery on my foot. ... (9 replies)
... hows the foot healing im a mum of 2 and im totally freaked out by this broken bone thing,i broke my 1st and another metatarsal in my foot 5 weeks ago, the 1st 2 weeks i was in plaster than they x rayed me again and put me in an air cast,that was bliss as i could have a bath,they told me not to but how do they exspect you not to wash,then i had a ct scan and told me i was... (15 replies)
... I fell down the stairs and got an avulsion fracture of my talus and a grade 3 sprained ankle on Halloween. I am still using crutches, at 5 weeks out, and my ortho was upset with me too. My ortho specializes in podiatry, so I would assume he knows what he is talking about. ... (15 replies)
... alignment cause I'm walking on the outside of my foot. I have to bend my knee inward to contact floor. If I don't, then the 5 metatarsal hurts, but so does my knee. ... (17 replies)
... And the pain down where the broken bone is is getting worse. ... (15 replies)
... I got a problem, I get pain around the ankle and the swelling hasn't gone down. I got 5 days til my 3rd check up at the hospital but I am worried about this pain. ... (57 replies)
... to heel the break. She also had a stormtooper walking boot on, it's like a ski boot and I loved the idea of one of them. It seems she had the same boot as me for 5 weeks but was given the other boot when that time was over. She told my parents it's my body and foot, I can't push it. My Mum seems to understand now. ... (57 replies)
... Wow--you certainly have had your share of foot issues! As for the boot, your foot should never move. If it does, it is too big-go back to the doc and get a smaller one. The heal should be totally immobile, yet your entire foot and ankle should be comfortable. Ask your doc if removing it while sitting is OK before you do it--with a 5th met. fracture following doc's orders... (3 replies)
... last summer I broke my 4th toe on R. foot. Last week I broke my left fifth metatarsal by falling off a stepping stone. I feel like I'm falling apart. Looking at the x ray the break didn't go all the way through, so no surgery or cast. ... (3 replies)
... I have a broken 5th metatarsal on my right foot that has been healing since I broke it on Mar. 1. I have another 4 weeks in an aircast with partial weight bearing. ... (4 replies)
... Well, my surgery has been completed and very successful! I can happily report that my surgery went significantly better than expected. My Dr told me to disregard a lot of what one would read about on the net and I he was right. When my Dr saw my first set of x-rays he thought that he would be able to get away with just two screws for the 1st & 2nd metatarsals. Then he saw the... (1 replies)
... st trying to figure out what I am going to do, I am not allowed to wear a boot to work. But I know I was still driving and stuff after I broke my bone, its only broken in one area, and it didn't shatter...I'm a non smoker, I am a little over weight, and I drink a lot of caffeine. ... (3 replies)
... I started wearing a metatarsal pad... and two months later DEVELOPED case of neuroma..or at least some dull, localized pain behind 4th metatarsal head... ... (3 replies)
... I broke my 2nd metatarsal 5 weeks ago playing football, I'm a 22 year old and very energetic person, sitting on the sofa for all this time has been awful. ... (8 replies)
... ray appeared to show the bone was still broken and my pcp was very upset. My foot doctor said the bone was healing as intended, and he was right. Long story short, be very careful and give the foot time. ... (7 replies)


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