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... I really dont know what to do now. It's 2 weeks til my next check up and my parents want to walk normally, enough to get upstairs in the right way! Now I can place my foot down, like normal with the boot on. Like I said the boot is straped over the cast and broken foot. ... (57 replies)
... 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. ... (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)

... though it's still not fully flat so not sure how I'm ever supposed to walk with it in this position, but it's much better than it was so at least I can stand without feeling like I'll fall over! ... (27 replies)
... is always telling me to walk or esle I will never get better. I will admit I did try walking with both feet flat on the floor, but I felt sharp pain on my bad foot which lasted all night! I did tell her but she rolled her eyes and told me it's got to happen! ... (57 replies)
... It seems now my parents are telling to go up the stairs with safely, we dont have anything to hold onto, the wall is on the right side but the other side hasn't got anything to hold onto. I told them about trying, I do that a few times a day and it never works. ... (57 replies)
... shaft fracture to the 5th metatarsal on my left foot on April 1st. ... (3 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your foot. I too broke my 5th metatarsal bone falling down some stairs. ... (15 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)
... and found it hard as hell. I was helped up stairs, I will admit going down them with the crutches is easy if the steps are wide and big. ... (57 replies)
... Well she still wants me to walk up and down the stairs now. She thinks once I go back for the second check up on the 16th, the doctor will force me to walk normally and also be very angry with me for not walking normal ! ... (76 replies)
... I did call my doctor tonight and he told me to take it easy. Like what you said on this post, sometimes these breaks never fully heal! When he said that, I asked him that is the likelyhood of that happening but he said I can't tell you right now. ... (57 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. ... (4 replies)
... Did you find it easier to walk with RSD? ... (57 replies)
... I still think that if it hurts more then just an ache, you should tread lightly. Maybe you could use a cane to take more pressure off that foot when you are trying to walk normal. On the stairs can you stretch out both arms and reach both walls? ... (57 replies)
... MY plantar faciitis flared up on this same leg about 10 days after I came out of the boot for a broken 5th metatarsal. I am going to PT as my ankle ROM was not good after being in the boot. But I don't think it is related to the PF. It is between the ankle bone and the heel. ... (3 replies)
... Work have been kind to me. I've been given sick leave and when I asked to come back due to being bored and wanting to get out, they said no. They are worried about having me around. ... (57 replies)
... I broke my 5th metatarsal about 10 weeks ago, no big deal i thought it's a fairly common injury. ... (1 replies)
... I am in SE Asia and hoping someone might be able to 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)
... I haven't been to these boards in a long time! Well, I guess I'm back. Anyway, I have a problem. ... (1 replies)

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