A 38-year-old female asked:
Dx of freibergs infarction, stage 2. i've tried walking boot/shoe for total of 6 wks. should i be completely non-weight bearing (crutches) to help?
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Rheumatology 57 years experience
It can improve: There are 5 stages of Freiberg and I, II, III can improve without surgery. There are no simple sloutions for where you are with it. If the boot helps your symptoms you may not need crutches. You can ask your physician
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