Re: Broken Metatarsal Treatment

The answer is whatever the doctor's preference is. If the patient fits in a cast boot and is comfortable, then great. If not, then a cast is applied.

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on March 26, 2006 at 20:08:37:

In Reply to: Broken Metarsal Treatment posted by Justin on March 26, 2006 at 01:45:32:

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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