Chipped bone in foot?

I chipped a non weight baring bone on the outside of my right foot. There is a bit of bruising still present after a week. I have been icing in a bucket and applying pressure with a ski boot and elevating. I can walk just about normal but no running yet, cycling and swimming are not to painful either. The only other thing is that my calf seems to be very sensitive, I am not sure if it is knotting up or there is more problems. Anyhow, how long do these chipped bones take to heal?

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    Vivian Abrams DPM

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    All the bones in the feet are weight bearing. How do you know you have a chipped bone? Was this X rayed? Your treatment method is not something I would recommend. Too much motion across a fractured bone with delay healing. You either need to see a podiatrist or orthopedist for further evaluation.


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