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... I saw your reply to Trixie and it seems I am in a treatment similar to yours. I had my first metatarsal broken by a moving cart last Thursday. This was basically a giant flat frame on wheels, must have been more than 5ft high. ... (9 replies)
... On the 6th of January my husband shattered my first Metatarsal bone by dropping a very heavy piece of pottery on my foot. ... (9 replies)
... On May 2, 2008 I had a bunionectomy and the first metatarsal bone fused on my left foot. I used this board to help prepare for what to expect, so now I am repaying the favor by posting my experience for others to read. ... (1 replies)

... i had a jones fracture and lots of other damage. i played the waiting game from the first doctor until i got surgery so i was stuck in a boot regardless and they were ok with how my bone growth setup. ... (2 replies)
... Hi! I fractured the base of my fifth metatarsal last Sunday, so 9 days ago. ... (2 replies)
... First I will you give you the background story to my situation. I broke my 3rd metatarsal on Feb 20th, 2011. It was a complete fracture, not just a stress fracture. I did not have health insurance at the time, so I went to the emergency room. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks Firelady. I know about not supposed to be resting on armpits, and wasn't using them that way, but I think they were rubbing. Funny thing is they were adjusted by a physio when I had knee surgery, and now that I've lowered them 2 notches, they're better. Guess that shows you that even when adjusted by "professionals", they may still need further adjustment! I found... (27 replies)
... your hands, and keep your arms as straight as possible. I've been on crutches for 3 months and still find in the morning my arms and shoulders are sore for the first 10 or 15 mins. ... (27 replies)
... This might sound to simple and I have not idea if it is your problem. The first time I was on crutches my under arms hurt so bad after a few days. ... (27 replies)
... Thank you for the information, I have never broken anything on my body before. I did it on Thursday, and to make matters worse, my Dad had a pace maker operation the following day, but the care home took him. ... (5 replies)
... more lengthy. Don't rush. I had never had a broken bone before either, and had to learn the hard way not to rush the process. ... (5 replies)
... Hello, I had foot surgury to correct a bunion (bunion was shaved and the shaft of my first metatarsal broken and re-aligned to correct the angel). (maybe called bunionectomy with a base osteotomy) My surgury was in the beginning of May, weeks later i was put in a walking black boot but still on crutches, then 1 month later when i went on June 25 (my next appointment) the bone... (1 replies)
... which will then make 17 weeks since I saw him the first time. ... (15 replies)
... I am 12 days post surgery for a severely broken first metatarsal - that is the bone above the big toe. I gave up my percocet at two days and managed to keep the pain at bay by propping the bad foot. I now have a desire to get out with my family but noticed that my foot feels engorged and almost in pain when it is near the ground while in a wheelchair or on crutches. As... (6 replies)
... being put on hold but I hear green smoothies should only help in the healing process. I will keep you posted on if my surgeon seems as optimistic as he was that first day. In the meantime I wish you well in your recovery and here is hoping that you misread your x ray! ... (9 replies)
... I took prescription pain meds for the first four days or so. After that, my foot was okay as long as it was elevated. ... (9 replies)
... of recovery. The extreme pain seems to be at the site of the fixation devices rather than over the point of worst break which sits about an inch or so above my first toe joint. ... (9 replies)
... Yeah, the ortho told me that the bone was healing, because the line of the fracture wasn't as noticable the second time around, but it didn't really feel like it was any better, so I really don't know why it wasn't feeling better if it was healing fine. (15 replies)
... I had both the first and fifth met cut and pinned for bunion surgery. I had no idea the fifth met. would be the one to be slow healing. ... (15 replies)
... and told me I should try walking in a regular shoe instead of the walking cast that I've had since I first saw him. ... (15 replies)


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