Broken pinky toe

My baby toe is broken. According to the x-rays, it was broken on the diagonal. I've been out of work for 3 1/2 weeks now and it STILL hurts when I walk. My Dr. said it could take up to 5-6 weeks to heal. I'm a flight attendant, so I work on my feet in a pressurized cabin for hours on end. I'm nervous about going back to work too soon. I don't want to break it again. How do you know when it's completely healed?

Also, is it safe to ride a stationary bike? I can push with my heel without pain. I don't want to make it worse.

Posted By Heather on February 09, 2004 at 19:54:53:

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