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A 27-year-old female asked:

Closed 1,2,3&5 metatarsal fractures. doc put me in a aircast. would a fiberglass cast be better? still a lot of pain in boot.

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 31 years experience
Maybe: If you are having pain in air cast, something else needs to be initiated. Perhaps a hard fiber glass cast with a cast shoe may provide better protection and immobilization. It may be necessary for you to be non-weight bearing. Consult with your treating physician.

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Last updated Dec 19, 2014

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