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... o help me. Ive been to the hospital and doctor here, but even with the cast and crutches gone, Im unable to walk more than 1km. IN March of last year, I broke my 5th metatarsal and my outside ankle bone on my left foot. ... (4 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 on the 29th of january and had a cast on for 6 weeks, i went to the hospital today hoping all would be ok! the xray showed the bone has not healed at all and to me it looks slightly displaced! i am now with out a cast and told not to put my foot down for anothe 3 weeks!!! ... (3 replies)

... Sorry to hear about your foot. I too broke my 5th metatarsal bone falling down some stairs. ... (15 replies)
... Strange as it may sound, the idea wasn't for the bone to fuse, but for the regrowth in between to be a bridge. ... (7 replies)
... rays showed I was healing nicely, so after about nine weeks I discarded the boot and started walking with good supporting shoes and a cane. ... (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)
Broken Foot
Jul 31, 2007
... I am in my 21st week of healing a broken foot. ... (13 replies)
... ray. Put me in a boot, wrapped the elastic wrap, over my sock, and put my foot in a shoe thing. ... (5 replies)
... of the time I follow that. The foot didn't really hurt too bad at all, and being in the boot is SO much better than the cast. Then June 17th I was given a bone stimulator. Now I don't know if I am doing something wrong or what but the foot is hurting more often.... ... (15 replies)
... Had my check up today with xray. The bone is healing fine, but they want me to slowly move off the crutches and put full weigh on foot. ... (57 replies)
... you certainly have had your share of foot issues! As for the boot, your foot should never move. ... (3 replies)
... ng. He also told me I am meant to walk, softly on the foot, but dont over do it. From what he told me, my break was small but I also hurt the ligments around the bone too. So there wasn't much he could tell me. What I might do is call the local hospital and talk to the nurses or doctor I saw ages ago and ask him. ... (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)
... ve a good blood supply as the fracture is closer to my toe and not in the area classified as Jones. It does seem that the way of thinking is to get weight on the foot as soon as possible as this can help the healing process. ... (10 replies)
... Fifth metatarsal fractures vary in treatment and severity based on where on the bone the break is. With some 5th met. fractures weight bearing is permitted, even desired, while in a boot or aircast. ... (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)
... I broke my 5th met. in March 07 and was in a cast until the middle of July and aircast from then to the middle of October. I had a 5th met. fracture that is called a "jones fracture". It was the most painful experience when walking on it. As long as I was off it, I had no pain. ... (15 replies)
"Sprained Ankle"
Mar 12, 2009
... proximal end of the peroneal brevis tendon. I went through therapy. About a year and a half after that, I sprained the same ankle, tore cartilage, and broke the 5th metatarsal! I was diagnosed in the ER as a foot contusion when I actually had a sprained ankle, torn ankle cartilage and a broken foot! A serious break at that. ... (8 replies)
Jones Fracture
Aug 19, 2005
... weeks that the fracture I have in the 5th metatarsal of my right foot is a Jones fracture. 5 weeks ago my family doctor said it was not a Jones and that the radiologist concurred with him. ... (1 replies)




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