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... 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)
... I have seen quite a few threads on here about driving with a broken foot but wanted to ask some more specific questions. I broke the base of the 5th metatarsal on my right foot about 9 weeks ago. I am still in a boot and non weight bearing for the next two weeks at least. ... (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)

... though it's still not fully flat so not sure how I'm ever supposed to walk with it in this position, but it's much better than it was so at least I can stand without feeling like I'll fall over! ... (27 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)
... THings are somewhat complicated for me because I moved 1200 miles away and have not bothered to check with a new doctor to see if my foot has healed. I limp because it is not easy to flex my foot and walk normally. ... (57 replies)
... recovery phase. Are you in a cast or a boot? ... (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)
... It's the swelling in the ankle that concerns me, wondering if that's normal? ... (5 replies)
... Last Aug, I fell in a small hole, and snapped a rather large piece off the fifth metatarsal. ... (5 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)
... The doctor that is filling in for mine till next week is sending me for a bone scan with die injected and is throwing around the idea of putting me in a aircast for 4 to 6 weeks ...but is this really going to help after a year of walking around on it broken? ... (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. ... (1 replies)
... I broke my 5th Metatarsal bone around the neck portion closest to the pinkie toe. It became dispaced and the surgeon who did my surgery put a plate on the bone. ... (3 replies)
... 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. Let me know how you get on youve been in plaster 6 weeks already OMG Im going to be stir crazy. ... (3 replies)
... Both muscles are sore when I look at a diagram, but the extreme soreness is in the area of teres minor. ... (27 replies)
... I figure when my foot is ready, it'll show me with minimal pain. Right now, I've been balancing only, and my foot is aching like mad. Considering taking an XS Tylenol. Don't think it's ready to actually walk with for sure. ... (27 replies)
... ng more proficient with moving on crutches, though it snowed today so that's making me a bit apprehensive. I've almost wiped out twice already with wet crutches in the rain, let alone snow sticking to the bottom of them...! ... (27 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. My doctor has no issues with referring -- I had knee surgery last year, and ended up with chronic knee bursitis, and after acupuncture, etc. didn't work, he referred me back to the ortho to check that bursitis was the problem, where some... (27 replies)
... If in doubt, you may want to see an ortho who has a lot of experience with feet. The last thing you want is for the foot to heal wrong. ... (27 replies)


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