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Fifth Metartarsal Break


I broke my Fifth metartarsal on the 07/03/04 and had a cast on for 5 weeks. It is now the 26/05/04 I can still not run without a sharp stabbing pain occuring on the outside of my foot. It is now around 11 weeks since I broke the bone how long will it take to heal???

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  1. Had you don’t therapy??if you haven’t you might want to, the muscles in your foot, are weak in areas you might not notice without muscle support your putting weight on a new bone. That might set you up for a break again. I broke my fifth as well, 8 weeks in a cast one month in a cami-walker, and then a month of therapy until i can run again…..11 weeks, if you came off a cast in five n walked, isn’t healed