Question - Broken 5th Metatarsal
Broke my 5th metatarsal two weeks ago, was put in backslab then into a plaster cast which came loose then back into a backslab until I could see ortho Dr., then last Wednesday a full cast again.
Dr says in four weeks this cast will come off and should be ok. I am nearly 60 and very concerned at some of the things posted on the net.
Is this the usual time for being in a plaster cast? I have crutches and a special ortho shoe that I can walk on for a while between resting.
Will it heal ok by then? Also what is next step (so to speak)after removal of cast?
Would appreciate a reply,
A mother depending on others right now. Carol