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... 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)
... 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)
... rays showed I was healing nicely, so after about nine weeks I discarded the boot and started walking with good supporting shoes and a cane. ... (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)
... Yes on the ice girl. The ankle too. Get that foot on up there. I had to go to PT 3 different times for my Achilles but I have fibromyalgia and healing takes longer. ... (5 replies)
... rays looked exactly the same, big old piece still broken off. We asked about it. He said there was nothing to be done and basically suck it up and start wearing a shoe. ... (5 replies)
... the joints of the 5th and 2nd metatarsals, where they join the tarsal bones. ... (3 replies)
... 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)
... while im confined to the sofa. I came across this site and I ended up joining after reading lots of posts from various people, as far as I can make out the slow healing process is due to lack of blood to that area of the foot as well as which type of fracture you have. ... (3 replies)
... If you have what is called a Jones fracture, they are notorious for not healing for a very long time. There is very little blood flow to the area which contributes. Be patient. ... (3 replies)
... A regular GP gave me that information. Not healing well or correctly is one of my concerns for sure. I will mention that as a concern. ... (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)
... screw or whatever put in as the healing could be a long time otherwise .. esp. since I am over 25! ... (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)
... Sorry to hear about your foot. I too broke my 5th metatarsal bone falling down some stairs. ... (15 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. ... (57 replies)
... I did call my doctor tonight 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. He also told me I am meant to walk,... (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)
... Fifth metatarsal fractures vary in treatment and severity based on where on the bone the break is. With some 5th met. fractures weight bearing is permitted, even desired, while in a boot or aircast. ... (15 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. Which of the 5 metatarsals did you break? ... (4 replies)


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