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Podiatrist cut out a pink spongy material and attached under orthoses as metatarsal pad. Whats this material & where can I buy a sheet after wearout?
Extremely painful tibialis sheen on long or fast walk. I already wear custom orthoses with arch sup &metatarsal pad for flat foot and metatarsal pain?
Leg muscle pain: When you walk you have to lift your foot and toes to clear the ground. This exercises the tibialis anterior and anterior muscle compartment. In some people this can result in pain due to muscle swelling. Therapy and strengthening exercises can help. In some cases of what is called 'exertional compartment sydrome' surgery is necessary for pain relief. ...Read more
No: Foot injuries especially a 5th metatarsal fracture can take up to 3 months to heal in most cases. If your fracture has not healed after 3 months, you may need a bone stimulator to increase the chance of fully healing the fracture. Consult with your foot specialist to make sure your fracture is showing signs of healing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on Cause: Depends on the cause of your pain. Possible causes including stress fracture, fracture, bone cystic changes or structural problems. If the pain is injury related, rice and put the area at rest. This alone will take weeks but if nonresponsive consider other causes which will probably require more investigation. Thus a consultation with your local podiatrist. Other cause could be a neuroma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5th metatarsal: It is important that you see a physician and have a x-ray to determine if you have a fracture. If there is a fracture then treatment options usually consist of crutches, boot/ cast, or surgery. There is a chance that a fifth metatarsal fracture may be a “jones fracture” and have a high risk for nonunion, or failure to heal properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Indefinitely: If you had a 'titanium rod' placed in your foot, the internal rod will remain throughout your lifetime. If there is loosening of the fixation then it may need to be removed but titanium is a great metal that does not react to the human body and wear down. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I broke my 3rd and 4th metatarsal, they were clean breaks right in the middle. How long would it take to heal?
Metatarsal Fractures: It is important that you see a physician and have a x-ray to determine if you have a fracture. If there is a fracture then treatment options usually consist of crutches, boot/ cast, or surgery. There is a chance that a fifth metatarsal fracture may be a “jones fracture” and have a high risk for nonunion, or failure to heal properly so timely medical intervention is key for an optimal outcome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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