Broken 5th metatarsal

I broke my 5th metatarsal on my left foot about a week ago and the orthopedist I went to told me to use a crutch and wear an ace bandage and I should be healed in 12 weeks. I'm an impatient fellow and this seems like an awfully long time for that bone to heal, is there anything I can do that would speed up the process?

Posted By Matt Wills on October 22, 2003 at 11:45:32:

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