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... hi all! new here, and appreciate everyone's posts and advise!... i broke my 5th metatarsal, 3 weeks ago. saw two different doctors for opinions. they each had vert different things to say about treatment and whatnot. one, overly conservative. ... (0 replies)
... On July 24th I broke my 5th metatarsal playing ball hockey. It was a really innocent looking injury and I managed to hobble around and play the rest of the game on it. ... (0 replies)
... i broke my 5th metatarsal on the 29th of january and had a cast on for 6 weeks, i went to the hospital today hoping all would be ok! ... (3 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)
... 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)
... ork, I decided to rent a wheel chair and that helped me move around and do my household chores and attend Church, etc. I used the wheel chair for a total of five weeks and then I started to walk with the boots and a cane. ... (57 replies)
... Well today was my check up and the bone is still tender and swollen. I wasn't given an xray (that will happen next time) but I was given a new boot, it's like a walking slipper. I can take it off for baths and should be able to walk normally now, but I was told to take small steps. I go back in 3 weeks time for xray and check up again (57 replies)
... 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)
... I am wondering if someone can give me advice. On Jan 11th, I fell over at home and broke my 5th metatarsal. ... (57 replies)
... the joints of the 5th and 2nd metatarsals, where they join the tarsal bones. ... (3 replies)
... but my hands are a bit low. They can't be raised without raising the crutches, and aren't causing any problems so will leave them. It's only for 3 more weeks of major work anyway as hopefully will have the cast off then and will only be using them for assisting my foot for a week or so. ... (27 replies)
... screw if I don't need one, but I also don't want to hobble around for weeks and then find out it's not healing or has healed wrong and start over again. ... (27 replies)
... which will then make 17 weeks since I saw him the first time. ... (15 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your foot. I too broke my 5th metatarsal bone falling down some stairs. ... (15 replies)
... I broke my 5th metatarsal about 10 weeks ago, no big deal i thought it's a fairly common injury. ... (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)
... 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)
... mobility, just know that it will not be too long before you are out and back to some normal activities. I spent a great deal of time doing internet searches on metatarsal fractures, trying to make sure I understood what the prognosis could be and making sure I was getting the most up to date care. ... (15 replies)
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Aug 1, 2006
... Janie and Lizzie, Well since I had to go to my doctor for this broken 5th metatarsal, he did followup xrays again on my right fusion foot. ... (26 replies)
... I found out that the 5th Metatarsal on my left foot had been broken. ... (3 replies)

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