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5th meta avulsion fx. Recently told to bear weight, having pain at fx sight when im on the ball of my foot, is this normal pain?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Yes

This is typical of this injury and WB progression in the earlier stages of healing.
Try taking more weight off the foot with crutches or a cane for an extra day or two and try to gradually increase the amount of weight on your injured foot. If you fail to progress see your physician for x ray and recheck.

In brief: Yes

This is typical of this injury and WB progression in the earlier stages of healing.
Try taking more weight off the foot with crutches or a cane for an extra day or two and try to gradually increase the amount of weight on your injured foot. If you fail to progress see your physician for x ray and recheck.
Dr. Mark Galland
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In brief: Probably

Yes, bone heals in 8-10 weeks.
Just because the bone is considered healed or close to healed does not mean that the swelling and pain immediately go away. Feet swell and hurt for months after an injury such as a metatarsal fracture. Give it time-- take it easy and "listen" to it.

In brief: Probably

Yes, bone heals in 8-10 weeks.
Just because the bone is considered healed or close to healed does not mean that the swelling and pain immediately go away. Feet swell and hurt for months after an injury such as a metatarsal fracture. Give it time-- take it easy and "listen" to it.
Dr. Amy Duckworth
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Peroneal tendon pull

Peroneal muscle attachment includes the base of the 5th and it moves the fx, & it hurts.

In brief: Peroneal tendon pull

Peroneal muscle attachment includes the base of the 5th and it moves the fx, & it hurts.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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