"Jones Fracture" on both feet

I have just found out recently the root cause of my currently annoying foot pain. I have breaks/fractures on the fifth metatarsal on my right and left foot. Both have been there for a very long time (From my teenage years? I am 37) and probably are never going to heal on their own. The Dr. suggested removing the fractured bone and re-attaching the tendon to a more stable place. What I would like to know is what are the success rates of such procedures? If I don't do this are both my feet going to continue to deteriorate as I get older? Now I can't stand for more that 30 minutes without an enormous amount of pain.

Posted By Joe Shanklin on December 16, 2003 at 16:30:51:

This soft padded night splint with contoured posterior shell provides passive dorsi flexion to address plantar fasciitis and achilles tendonitis. Shipped with toe wedge for additional stretch on plantar facia.

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