... 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)
... 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)
... broken clear through at the base end of the 5th metatarsal, with another break diagonal to that which has a 4 mm displacement. ... (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)
... 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)
... :wave: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. Then, since I don't work, 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... (57 replies)
... I'm 11 weeks post 5th metatarsal break and seem to have healed fine. I walk with sneakers or crocks and the break area does not give me much trouble. ... (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)
... I am wondering if someone can give me advice. On Jan 11th, I fell over at home and broke my 5th metatarsal. ... (57 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)
... Hi I have a 5th Metatarsal Fracture with mimimal pain just some aching that makes me limp(and makes my whole leg ache)..granted I have a very high pain threshold but from what I've read this is supposed to be horribly painful fracture site. I've had an xray and a ultrasound on it....bone scann with dye being done Monday to see how long I've had it. It's not broken the whole... (1 replies)
... Hello I have a 5th metatarsal that wass just recently diagnosed(with an xray and ultrasound) , I think it may have happend almost a year ago.... the fracture has not healed (and not diagnosed till now when I repetedly had major pain on the top of my foot and up my whole leg). Now my doctor is on vacation and I'm waiting to find out what they can do for it ..... anyone have a... (0 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)
... 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)
... Did your doctor say it was a Jones Fracture? I had a 5th met base fracture (not a Jones fracture) and it took about 11 weeks to heal, but it was displaced 4 mm. Still dealing with tendon issues, but the fracture is healed!
I am also wondering why you are out of a cast if you're not to put your foot down? Didn't they at least give you a boot? The chances of you injuring... (3 replies)
... I was wondering how you are doing with this. I broke my 5th metatarsal by rolling on my ankle 2 weeks ago. ... (3 replies)
... Where are the tips for non-weight bearing? - never mind, I found them. I have a retired hubby, so am luckier than most.
Baths -- no go with a cast. I'm not that coordinated. I have a bath chair for showers, and a portable hand shower. And go for a massage -- sounds lovely but right now, my arm wouldn't get me there.
Is it going to be WEEKS or DAYS before the majority... (27 replies)
... rays, they told me I broke my 5th metatarsal. ... (4 replies)