Re: Jones Fracture-base 5th metatarsal

It is difficult for me to give you exact advice without an examination.
A Jones fracture unfortunately has a high rate of failure to heal. I certainly would get another opinion and soon. I would request copies of the original x-rays. Until you have more information, I suggest you remain non-weightbearing on crutches.

Good luck.

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on May 12, 2004 at 21:52:23:

In Reply to: Jones Fracture-base 5th metatarsal posted by Marisa on May 12, 2004 at 17:29:06:

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