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... Last Aug, I fell in a small hole, and snapped a rather large piece off the fifth metatarsal. ... (5 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 had the same fracture and boot prescription about two and a half months ago. I got terrible back pains from walking on the heel of the boot and using a walker for the first two weeks. ... (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)
... I know your ankle is swollen but do you have pain there and if so what is it like? ... (5 replies)
... Even when I was cleared to start walking, for a long time I was still wearing my surgical shoe due to excruciating pain. The shoe lets you to regulate the width and its hard sole gives support. ... (5 replies)
... Pool therapy helped me get into walking good when I had Achilles tendon surgery. Chest deep water, water walking. ... (5 replies)
... I am in SE Asia and hoping someone might be able to help me. Ive been to the hospital and doctor here, but even with the cast and crutches gone, Im unable to walk more than 1km. IN March of last year, I broke my 5th metatarsal and my outside ankle bone on my left foot. ... (4 replies)
... I had a fall around four months ago, where I was in a rush out of the door and rolled my ankle, falling off the front step. I definitely heard and felt something in my midfoot snap, and by the time I had picked myself up off the ground, my food had already started swelling. ... (3 replies)
... ful, I am also sufficiently freaked out a bit about my upcoming surgery. I have had lifelong flat feet. I have been working with a podiatrist for a couple months and am still having pain. ... (7 replies)
... Now my doctor is on vacation and I'm waiting to find out what they can do for it ..... anyone have a similar experince and can tell me what they are posibly going to do to me ? ... (0 replies)
... Hi all. I have a bit of a dilemma and thought I would ask here to maybe get some experience or clarity. In June, I was walking when I stepped on a rock and my ankle buckled, breaking my 5th metatarsal. It is broken at the very base of the bone. No bones were broken off and no tendons were torn or anything like that. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks Firelady. I know about not supposed to be resting on armpits, and wasn't using them that way, but I think they were rubbing. ... (27 replies)
... crutch was actually my next suggestion. You actually aren't supposed to use the armpit support for support while walking. Try taking more weight on your hands, and keep your arms as straight as possible. ... (27 replies)
... On July 12th I tripped of my stair and fell onto a rock with my right foot. I went to work that day and worked standing on it with lots of pain. ... (4 replies)
... I have a question. My Mum is hoping after one meeting with my physio, I would be able to walk and do stuff. Does it take one meeting and your walking again? ... (57 replies)
... I am still waiting for my physio to start. Due to Easter and Bank Hoildays, getting a date to start can take 2 weeks. I called my hosptial today and was given a phone number, to call on Friday if I've not heard by then. ... (57 replies)
... Sounds like you need some good physio to get you walking again. I have had an excellent physio, at my local hospital, referred by my consultant. ... (57 replies)
... Had my check up today with xray. The bone is healing fine, but they want me to slowly move off the crutches and put full weigh on foot. He was worried about the swelling but I got to keep the foot up when not walking. I also keep using the boot til I can use a shoe. ... (57 replies)
... After walking very slowly without crutches, she gave them back. I need them for balance. ... (57 replies)


Associated Tags: 5th metatarsal, calcaneal osteotomy, crutches, flat feet, gastroc recession, reconstructive surgery, sore armpit

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