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Plant City, FL
A 44-year-old female asked:

I fractured the bone on the outside of my right foot year ago. now it hurts to walk on the treadmill. it's it not healed by now?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jason Boyer
Orthopedic Surgery 20 years experience
It's possible: When you have pain from an area that you previously fractured, it is possible that it has not healed, it is also possible that it healed with a different alignment and is now not able to take increased force. An xray and exam are the best ways to discover the reason you continue to have pain.
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 51 years experience
You may: Need to follow up with your dr. It is possible you re injured the foot.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 30 years experience
Bone typically : Takes 6-8 weeks to heal. You did not state it hurt you consistently since then. It is possible it is a new injury. If it hurt since then, then it could of healed abnormally. There is something called a non-union, where the bones don't actually heal in the normal healing pattern. Go see your doc who followed you last time and take new x-rays and compare.
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Last updated Apr 24, 2016

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