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I sprained my ankle in july and I still have pain & popping at the base of my 5th metatarsal. Hurts after resting and pain goes away with walking. I got an xray and no broken bones. What's wrong?

Occult fx. You may have sustained an occult fracture. Get a repeat x-ray to make sure you don't have a non-union or avascular necrosis. Read more...
Tendon injury. Seeing a podiatrist (foot specialist) or orthopedic surgeon (bone doctor) might help -- an MRI might visualize an injured tendon which would not show up on xray (just shows bones). Read more...
See your doctor. Enough time has passed for routine injuries in that area to have healed. There may be an underlying problem, or you may simply have some scar tissue that may need physical therapy. Read more...
Ask for MRI. Have your doctor order an MRI and check the status of your preoneal tendons. Read more...
Tendonitis. The peroneus brevis tendon attaches to the base of the 5th metatarsal. If the x-rays showed no fracture, you probably have swelling or a tear to this tendon. I would recommend seeing a specialist and getting an MRI to confirm the diagnosis. Physical therapy and/or surgery may be warranted. Read more...
Have it evaluated. Possible cause of your pain may include sprain, bursitis, fracture, contusion, neuritis, but of course there are a multitude of other possibilities. Get the feet inspected by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. Popping may be due to instability of the joint or bordering soft tissues. Read more...
Popping. Lots of good answers here. If there is no fracture anywhere , that really leaves soft tissue . The popping may be the peroneus brevis sliding in and out of the groove in which it runs on the lateral aspect of the foot. See your podiatrist for assistance . Don't be alarmed if an MRI is ordered. Read more...

I sprained my ankle. X-ray shows no broken bones. Heard it pop, bruises and pain. Are there ways to make sure that there are no torn ligaments?

Magnetism........ The MRI can be used to confirm the suspicion of any torn ligaments after suffering from an ankle injury. However, the fact that a ligament is shown to be torn may not necessarily change the manner in which the ankle sprain it treated. Read more...

Tore 2 ligaments and fractured bone in ankle 5 months ago, had MRI and Xray already. Still hurts and feels very weak after 2 months of hard PT. Help?

Ankle rehab is tough. Hang in there. Ankle Rehabilitation can be tough and take time, as in 6 months to a year depending on the severity. The tough part is that you can not regrow ligaments. You also had nerve connections involved with those ligaments that will not automatically reconnect. Cross training helps. You did not say what your primary sport it, but moving in other directions and working on balance mayhelp. Read more...