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Durham, NH
A 23-year-old male asked:

A year ago got injured. navicular was broke and had surgery. but foot still snaps near 5th metatarsal whenever i rotate it (since injury). why??

1 doctor answer8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Varies: There are a number of potential causes including a nonunion of your fracture, the development of post-traumatic arthritis in adjacent joint, an associated soft tissue injury, irritation by a pin or screw are among the many possible causes. Don't hesitate to follow up with your surgeon to discuss your specific case.
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