Re: Broken first metatarsal

Without seeing your foot or x-rays I can't say for sure. It is not generally customary todo a MRI of a simple fracture. Certainly the information is useful if a diagnosis is not clear and more studies are indicated.

The pop and snap you hear may be related to tendons that might be irritated. For that, a MRI is very useful.

Short answer, if you get a copy of your records and get another opinion by someone who can evaluate the entire picture, possibly a MRI is indicated.

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on September 25, 2004 at 17:13:48:

In Reply to: Broken first metatarsel posted by BeckyFL on September 25, 2004 at 12:49:26:

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