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What is done for a metatarsal fracture?
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In brief: Several things
If the fracture is not out of alignment a cam walking boot or cast can be applied.
If there is deformity and poor bone alignment, then surgery is indicated to re-align and fixate the bone in proper position. A cast would usually be applied after surgery.

In brief: Several things
If the fracture is not out of alignment a cam walking boot or cast can be applied.
If there is deformity and poor bone alignment, then surgery is indicated to re-align and fixate the bone in proper position. A cast would usually be applied after surgery.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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In brief: Depending on which
It tends on which bone is fractured.
And how bad the fracture is. Sometimes you wear a special cast shoe and sometimes you need a cast.

In brief: Depending on which
It tends on which bone is fractured.
And how bad the fracture is. Sometimes you wear a special cast shoe and sometimes you need a cast.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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