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... weeks is enough for a bone to heal. 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)
... It does take time to heal. Have they suggested therapy? ... (5 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. ... (1 replies)

... and it took about 11 weeks to heal, but it was displaced 4 mm. Still dealing with tendon issues, but the fracture is healed! ... (3 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)
... 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 doctors would have just given me the cortisone shot. ... (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)
... No call from the doctor, so I phoned only to find out my doctor is away today .... arggghhh! ... (27 replies)
... wly without crutches, she gave them back. I need them for balance. I know my parents care for me but it makes me feel very low when they push me too hard. I want to walk but if I am having pains, it's not a good idea. The swelling is now around the ankle, which gets stiff from time to time. ... (57 replies)
... I can't think of anyone who would choose to use crutches it they didn't need to. Have your Mum come with you to the doctor's appt. so she will understand that you need the crutches. Fifth metarsal breaks are difficult to heal. ... (57 replies)
... wn them with the crutches is easy if the steps are wide and big. When we got into the place, they had sat us up MORE stairs and then moved us around the bullding to find a better seat! It was nice to get out and have some fresh air! ... (57 replies)
... Hey Welsh Girl! I broke my 5th Met on October 25, 2008. Like Relteach I had a true Jones Fracture. I had surgery to place a screw on Nov 14th. ... (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! ... (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)
... 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)
... Don't rush it. Fifth metarsals can heal very slowly. I had surgery that involved cutting both the first and fifth metatarsal bones through and then they were temporarily pinned. The fifth metatrsal side took longer to heal. ... (57 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)
... Sorry to hear about your foot. I too broke my 5th metatarsal bone falling down some stairs. ... (15 replies)
... In May 2008 I had bunionectomies with osteotomies on the first and fifth metatarsals on the right foot. I had no idea the fifth met. side would take so long to heal and cause the most pain. ... (7 replies)
... rays and the break did not go all the way through and I think, I hope, that makes it heal faster. ... (57 replies)


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