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... Hi! I fractured the base of my fifth metatarsal last Sunday, so 9 days ago. ... (2 replies)
... and was put in a walking boot and told to walk on my heel. I am in my sixties and have read that most people are told not to put pressure on the broken foot and use crutches. I return to doctor in two weeks and would prefer not to have it "screwed"as might be the case if it does not show signs of healing. ... (3 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)

... green bruise for weeks now up near my pinkie toe and the one next to it. It hurts if I press on it, and the bruise still isn't going away. ... (15 replies)
... Last Aug, I fell in a small hole, and snapped a rather large piece off the fifth metatarsal. ... (5 replies)
... It was game over when I got it home with swelling and movement. Took me weeks to take sideways steps. ... (6 replies)
... Almost 3 weeks ago, I slipped off of a step ladder in my kitchen and landed strangely on the outside of my foot, but it wasn't a typical inversion. ... (6 replies)
... You should be fine walking on your heel for a few weeks. Long term would probably be an issue but not just the 4-6 weeks it should take to heal. (3 replies)
... rays and consulting the doctor they concluded that I had broken my fifth metatarsal. ... (4 replies)
... which will then make 17 weeks since I saw him the first time. ... (15 replies)
... hows the foot healing im a mum of 2 and im totally freaked out by this broken bone thing,i broke my 1st and another metatarsal in my foot 5 weeks ago, the 1st 2 weeks i was in plaster than they x rayed me again and put me in an air cast,that was bliss as i could have a bath,they told me not to but how do they exspect you not to wash,then i had a ct scan and told me i was... (15 replies)
... I fell down the stairs and got an avulsion fracture of my talus and a grade 3 sprained ankle on Halloween. I am still using crutches, at 5 weeks out, and my ortho was upset with me too. My ortho specializes in podiatry, so I would assume he knows what he is talking about. ... (15 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your foot. I too broke my 5th metatarsal bone falling down some stairs. ... (15 replies)
... I, too, had a bruise on the side of my foot, but since I was in a cast, I did not seen my foot for 6 weeks before I got a new cast. ... (15 replies)
... e worst bruising in at the side of my foot, the briuse is deep and painful. I think the pain near the small toe is the fact I am placing weight on the foot after weeks of not walking, so maybe it's just the reaction of that really. I guess I dont get the chance to ask questions due to the doctors being busy here. ... (57 replies)
... in a boot. After reading Relteach's earlier posts I opted to have surgery on mine. I couldn't deal with the thought of NWB for so long. I was still NWB for 12 weeks and have only been WB for 2 weeks. I agree with Relteach, your boot is too big. Keeping that bone as still as possible is very important! ... (3 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)
... Ask for an MRI to check for a fracture of the cuboid bone. Mine did not show on xray but that's what has caused me pain on the lateral side of my foot. If MRI isn't possible I'd skip to treating and just boot it. Unless it's a displaced fracture that's what they'd do anyways. I'm on 4 weeks no weight bearing than 4 more weeks of walking in it (I also have a fibula fracture... (1 replies)
... I broke my fifth metatarsal just over five weeks ago near the head of the bone at the top and was in a cast for three weeks, I then got told to wear a boot so O have been for the last two weeks. ... (4 replies)
... Hi .. I broke my fifth metatarsal two weeks ago and was put in a cast .. ... (0 replies)

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