... what do you do for a broken metatarsal (1 replies)
... I broke my 5th metatarsal about 10 weeks ago, no big deal i thought it's a fairly common injury. ... (1 replies)
I broke my middle toe on my left foot two weeks ago. I had gone to the ER the next day, and they x-rayed and said that my middle phalange was fractured. The swelling in that toe went down after a couple of days, but the ball of my foot is still very swollen and painful when I try to put all of my weight on it. It's so swollen that when I put my foot flat on the ground,... (3 replies)
... I believe he said the 3rd metatarsal. The break is at the base also (like yours). Iv'e been walking (limping) on it for weeks, I think I'm gonna wear my shoe to bed even though he said I didn't have to. He also mention something about stimulating growth (? I'm bad about not asking questions at the right time) to the bone before we'd consider surgery. He didn't seemed to be... (4 replies)
... Which Metatarsal?
I broke my 5th metarsal at the base (near the ankle) this past summer. Before I knew it was actually broken (I had been initially told it was a bad sprain), I could walk on my heel, but it was painful. Luckily it was not misplaced, but I still was in a boot for seven weeks (this began 8 days after the injury). My orthopedist said that if I had... (4 replies)
... Hi! I fractured the base of my fifth metatarsal last Sunday, so 9 days ago. ... (2 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. The doctor said to just wear it for a couple of weeks and then it'll be fixed. So I've been trying to walk on my own without the boot to lead up to not wearing it at all and where I... (4 replies)
... Hello all!
Newbie to these boards here! Tomorrow makes a week since my Lisfranc injury. Unfortunately I do not have a glorified story of how I broke it but basically got light headed & dizzy as I was walking up a step into my home, my legs gave out and all of my weight dropped on my foot that was on the step. As soon as it happened I knew something in my foot wasn't happy... (1 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)
... I broke my foot this week in three metatarsals. The main one being the third metatarsal being completely displaced, and the other two being at the base of the metatarsals. ... (7 replies)
... Have you had an MRI? That's usually the next step in finding out what is going on in there since it shows the bones, tendons, ligaments and if anything is loose in the joint itself. The 5th metatarsal fracture is a hard one; a friend of mine did that 2 years ago and really had a hard time for a while even after the cast came off. Sometimes there are soft tissue injuries... (4 replies)
... lp 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)
... ot actually as long as you strap it properly. Then there's the surgical shoe that keeps your foot from bending. That's the one they would normally use use for a broken toe having it taped to the next toe for stabilization. ... (4 replies)
... Just a warning, I had a similar wierd hit and rolled onto my face all in one motion off the bottom step of a step ladder. I knew something was bad because I couldn't shake it off and my foot instantly swelled with pain and lack of motion.
It was game over when I got it home with swelling and movement. Took me weeks to take sideways steps.
Long story short is I went to... (6 replies)
... tchen and landed strangely on the outside of my foot, but it wasn't a typical inversion. My foot immediately bruised and started swelling and I was certain I had broken something. ... (6 replies)
... It sounds as if you are in the hands of a good therapist because tissue CAN be broken up!!! ... (6 replies)
... school for two weeks on my broken foot. ... (3 replies)
... Hi .. I broke my fifth metatarsal two weeks ago and was put in a cast .. ... (0 replies)
... it was a car accident while driving taxi.someone ran a stop sign and i hit them on the front left.which snaped the ankle to the left which cliped the 4th and 5th metatarsal as the ankle and foot bent left.they did surgury for the tibia and ligiments they set the fibula and the two broken foot bones without hardwhare. ... (13 replies)
... I broke my metatarsal bone this past weekend it was a clean brake. I am not in a cast but in a boot. They said I could use partial weight but must use crutches. ... (2 replies)