Re: broken metatarsels

I broke the 4th and 5th metatarsals in August of 2005. It has taken the whole year to completely heal although the bones were healed completely in six weeks per the x-rays. The tissue seemed to take forever to heal, thus causing pain. My foot seemed to always be swollen a little under the break area. I am finally able to wear my old shoes again! Take it slow during the healing process, and try to do any foot exercises that the doctor tells you to. You will be able to be yourself again, it just takes time. Good luck and God bless!

Posted By Pam on September 24, 2006 at 19:07:14:

In Reply to: Re: broken metatarsels posted by Joanie on September 17, 2006 at 17:32:40:

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