Can you get a boxers fracture in your foot?

No. A boxer's fracture is a fracture of the small finger metacarpal (which commonly occurs after someone punches someone or something). There is no boxer's fracture of the foot.
No. A boxer's fracture is name given to a specific type of transverse fracture of the neck of the 5th (and sometimes 4th) metacarpal of the hand. It comes from the fact that it is most commonly found following a closed fist punching blow. You can have a transverse neck fracture of the 5th metatarsal, in the foot but its mechanism is not the same (most commonly from a crushing or jamming injury).

Related Questions

Will my hand be okay if I had a boxers fracture and I didn't get it treated?

Maybe. Many boxer's fractures (fractures of the small finger metacarpal neck) can be treated non-surgically. However, a period of immobilization in a splint or cast is usually necessary to allow for appropriate bone healing. For best results, consider operative intervention or immobilization. Once the fracture begins to heal, therapy exercises can be helpful to maximize hand use and strength. Read more...
YES. Only in extreme rare cases will a boxer's fracture really be so bad that a person will have a problem with it. But -- be sure to have hand surgeon look at the x-ray to confirm that it really is that. Typically -- and very honestly -- folks do best with the least amount of treatment. Read more...

What does a boxers fracture do to you?

Causes pain... "boxer's" fracture( 5th metacarpal neck fxs.)are extremely common. They obviously cause pain and usually deformity.Treatment is generally closed reduction/splinting or casting. If, after reduction, angulation is still> 30degrees or malrotation is present.Percutaneous pinning is tx.(this is unusual).'real' boxers fracture the 2nd metacarpal neck more often than "sat night" sluggers! gl! Read more...

What do you think I should do with boxers fracture?

Immobilize . You should see your md and get a referral to an orthopedist. Some 'boxer's' fractures require reduction of the fracture, followed by 4-6 wks of splinting( ulnar gutter) or casting.Untreated 5th metacarpal neck fractures can lead to malangulation/ malrotation deformities of the pinkie finger ( uncommon) and loss of the 'knuckle' prominence( more common). Best of luck! Read more...

What happens if you have a boxers fracture and you use it in a fight?

Boxers fracture. A true boxers fracture refers to an index finger knuckle region fracture. Commonly a fracture of the little finges is also called a boxers fracture. It should be referred to as a street fighters fracture owing to the poor technique of punching. In either case an unhealed fracture should be protected. Further injury may damage the bone and affect hand function leading to the need for surgery. Read more...
Boxing wih Boxers Fx. You will likely cause malunion/nonunion of the fracture with implications for decreased grip strength. Deformity and need for subsequent more extensive surgery. Read more...

I'm having boxers fracture on my knuckle, can I do physical exercises while it heals?

Yes. Yes, you can do exercises which do not involve putting any force across that hand. The danger in doing exercises with the hand involved would be risk of fracture displacement and possible subsequent need for surgery. Read more...
Yes. But you will need to avoid anything putting pressure on the knuckle until after it has completely healed (6 or more weeks depending on the type of fracture) Read more...