Re: 5th metatarsal

I am very conservative with fractures. I tell my patients if it hurts, then you should rest the part. If it goes away reasonably quickly, then it is probably ok to try again later. If the pain persists, then back off.

If your doctor feels you are ready to move on and you do not, I suggest you get another opinion.

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on November 11, 2004 at 20:53:57:

In Reply to: Re: 5th metatarsal posted by derrick on November 09, 2004 at 22:16:42:

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