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How can i speak with someone. So basically I fell over last
So basically I fell over last Saturday went to the hospital the next day was told i have 3 fractured bones in my foot, been wearing the moon boot since sunday just took it off had a shower and felt no pain at all in my foot so i'm very confused … read more
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How would it take someone who has a fractured foot where the
How long would it take someone who has a fractured foot where the metatarsals are to recover? I've seen them with a boot on and they are going to get an MRI soon but I was just wondering… read more
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I have a fractured foot. I've been out of work for 6weeks.
I have a fractured foot. I've been out of work for 6weeks. The doctor told me it's gotten worst. I wear a boot and elevate. I was told I would be eligible for a bone stimulator in a month. I wanted to… read more
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I asked this question yesterday, but have not received a
I asked this question yesterday, but have not received a response. I am in a walking boot with no-weight bearing restrictions. I have been in it for three weeks to date. Prior to the boot I did have p… read more
Dr. Mark
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After seven weeks on non-weight bearing in walking boot for
After seven weeks on non-weight bearing in walking boot for a navicular stress fracture, how should I return to normal activities including some running?… read more
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I just came from the doctor as was told that x ray shows a
I just came from the doctor as was told that x ray shows a broken heel spur she had me fitted for a boot for 4 weeks but i don't see how this will help anything … read more
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I need an orthopedist. I have xrays of small incomplete
I need an orthopedist. I have xrays of small incomplete fractures in fifth toe and fourth metatarsal. Need to know what they are called and what treatment is. Need to upload xrays.… read more
Dr.Sawhney
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My son was diagnosed with a small fracture in 2nd metatarsal
My son was diagnosed with a small fracture in 2nd metatarsal in foot was put in boot as a precaution last Friday. Saw a orthopedist this week being referred to a foot specialists because fracture was … read more
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Dr. Arun Phophalia
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Broke my 5th metatarsal. Avulsion fracture. First two weeks
Broke my 5th metatarsal. Avulsion fracture. First two weeks I walked in sneakers. Been in an air cast the last two weeks. Pain has diminished but swelling hasn't changed. Done minimal icing and elevat… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
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Diagnosed with 3metatarsal avascular necrosis early stages.
Diagnosed with 3metatarsal avascular necrosis early stages. I had a previous dislocated joint which was pinned last year. The doc thinks with constant stubbing of toe has caused it to necrose and it p… read more
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5th metatarsal cofirmed broken 11 days ago. Was given an
5th metatarsal cofirmed broken 11 days ago. Was given an inept cast by urgent care. Found a boot and started using it next day. Doctor told me I didn't need it. I could use shoes and consider crutches… read more
Dr.Sawhney
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Broke my foot ten days ago. Xray at urgent care. Fifth
Broke my foot ten days ago. Xray at urgent care. Fifth metatarsal broken. Saw an orthopedist. No one told me to ice or to elevate. Ortho said it wasn't bad. I could use a boot or not. I could use crut… read more
Dr.Sawhney
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I hurt my foot yesterday. It appears to be broken. I will go
I hurt my foot yesterday. It appears to be broken. I will go to the urge to care or emergency room today. It hurts to put weight on it when walking. It is swollen. It is black and blue but not too bad… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
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I am a 30 year old female who Had a mild metatarsal stress
Hi. I am a 30 year old female who Had a mild metatarsal stress fracture this past august. I was treated for a few weeks with a walking boot then wore stiff sneakers. Im not an athlete. I did try zumba… read more
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I would like to ask that only an orthopedist or podiatrist
Hi - I would like to ask that only an orthopedist or podiatrist or someone trained similarly answer this question. I recently fractured the tuberosity of my 5th metatarsal (see http://www.justanswer.c… read more
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What is the appropriate treatment for a fracture of the
What is the appropriate treatment for a fracture of the tuberosity (pseudo-Jones fracture) of the 5th proximal metatarsal? I have read all over the internet all sorts of different viewpoints - from si… read more
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I have just been diagnosed with a break od the left fifth
I have just been diagnosed with a break od the left fifth metatarsal bone the result of a stumble as I prevented myself from falling. My left foot turned in held me weight, thus the break. I was painf… read more
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DrRussMD
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I have tried really hard to walk in that hard bottomed shoe
Hi...I have tried really hard to walk in that hard bottomed shoe to not bend my toes. It is very uncomfortable amd it's putting stress on my left hip. What if I walked and held my toe against the top … read more
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