Re: fractured fifth metatarsal

Some better equiped pharmacies carry removable cast boots that can be purchased by customers. This is a possibility. You might also have a friend with a used one who might let you borrow it.

I would think that immobilization would be best for this.

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on March 23, 2005 at 21:47:01:

In Reply to: fractured fifth metatarsel posted by Tara on March 23, 2005 at 12:41:48:

A silicone insert on the back of the Achillotrain leaves tendon pressure-free and provides intermittent compression for the reduction of swelling and edema.

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