A 46-year-old member asked:
what is the best recovery strategy for right first metatarsal bone fusion?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 28 years experience
Listen to your doc : Follow post op instructions. I would also make sure your vitamin d levels are normal.
Podiatry 21 years experience
No weight!: Remain non-weightbearing for a period of about 6-8 weeks or until your surgeon says you can bear weight. Bone takes about 6-8 weeks to heal after a fusion. Good luck! listen to your doctor 100% of the time post-operatively.
Last updated Jan 3, 2015
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