fracture 5th metatarsal

my 8 yr old daughter fx'd her 5th metatarsal 4wks ago
she was in a cast x 4wks non weight bearing. The cast was removed, but she can't seem to walk normal. I don't know it she's afraid to re-injure it or that it hurts. Can you please tell me if she needs P.T. or is there an exercise I can help her with? What is the usual outcome? Do people resume to their normal walking? Please advise me.

Posted By sandra on December 24, 2007 at 20:00:08:

Disclaimer
Each Universal Patella Stabilizer comes with a donut and horseshoe shaped buttress. These buttresses can be trimmed to customize the patellar support.

[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Ask The Physical Therapist ] [ Disclaimer ]
Follow Ups
Post Followup

Name:
E-Mail:

Subject:

Comments:

Optional Link URL:
Link Title:
Optional Image URL:


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Ask The Physical Therapist ] [ Disclaimer ]
Disclaimer

    We offer you an opportunity to ask specific questions to knowledgeable professionals. Any information posted on orthopedicquestions.com is intended for general informational purposes only and is not medical advice, and should not be construed as medical opinion, diagnosis or treatment. See your health-care professional for medical advice and treatment.
Ask the Physical Therapist (Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainer)
Ask the Orthotist (Orthopedic braces and supports specialist)
Ask the Chiropractor (Back and Spine Specialist)