New User ? Sign Up  |  Sign In  |  Help
ask
Ask whatever question, you wish. Make sure you select the correct category for the question.
answer
Like to help other, then browse through the open questions to answer their questions.
discover
Find answer by browsing the resolved questions.
     
Search for questions :
My Profile
Categories

susan Vogt

Open Question Bookmark and Share

2 Broken toes ?

I am an avid runner and running the Boston Marathon April 21. However, 5 weeks ago I broke my pinky and 4th toes. After medical evaluation the toes were taped and I am wearing a medical boot (this is 5th week) putting no significant pressure on the broken toes when possible (e.g. first 2 weeks on crutches). After 2 weeks, I stopped using the crutches and began walking. On the 4th week, because I need to keep up my training for Boston, I added running back into my schedule, slowly. My foot dr said if I can tolerate it, I can do it. Is the pain a normal occurrence due to the of the lack of use during healing as described in one of your previous posts (see below) or something else. The 2 toes that are healing swell with exercise. I realize that a definitive answer is not possible so I'll rephrase my question. After the healing of broken toe(s) 5 weeks now, is it common to experience pain, sometimes a lot of pain common. There are times when it feels almost healed and then times with shooting pain and discomfort. If it is not uncommon how long can it last and is there anything I can do to mitigate the pain. Thanks for your reply.

1292 day(s) ago

    Comment(s) (0)
    Report Abuse
   Find Intereseting  
   E-Mail to Friends  
   Bookmark  
   Subscribe to Answer Alert  
No comment(s) yet!     Be the first to comment
Answers (1)

DocPod
It is not uncommon to happen. There is a chance you could have developed a mortons neuroma, so get that looked into.
Otherwise I would get doing a lot of mobilizing exercises (within tolerance) for the toes and metatarsal heads (even go to a physical therapist for advice on that)

Posted 1290 days ago

( 0 )
( 0 )
    Comment(s) (0)
   Report Abuse
No comment(s) yet! Be the first to comment on this answer

Edit your answer. Click save, when done.
Question Title 2 Broken toes ?
Your Answer
  |         |                            
bold  italic  underline  strike       big  small       superscript  subscript 
  Allows to add a link.
Caption :
Link URL :
( Must starts with "http://" )
Add  |   Cancel
  Allow to insert an image. Must be among the following file types - *.jpg, *.gif, *.png & *.bmp.
Image Url :  
( Image url must always starts with " http:// " )
Width : pixels
( Must not be greater than 450px. Enter 0px for no resize )
Add  |   Cancel
  Allow to insert YouTube video. Insert the video embed code.
Embed Code :
Add  |   Cancel
Max Allowed Characters: 5000 Current Character Count: 0
  Your comment on this question
  |         |                            
bold  italic  underline  strike       big  small       superscript  subscript 
  Allows to add a link.
Caption :
Link URL :
( Must starts with "http://" )
Add  |   Cancel
  Allow to insert an image. Must be among the following file types - *.jpg, *.gif, *.png & *.bmp.
Image Url :  
( Image url must always starts with " http:// " )
Width : pixels
( Must not be greater than 450px. Enter 0px for no resize )
Add  |   Cancel
  Allow to insert YouTube video. Insert the video embed code.
Embed Code :
Add  |   Cancel
Max Allowed Characters: 5000 Current Character Count: 0
  Your comment on this answer
  |         |                            
bold  italic  underline  strike       big  small       superscript  subscript 
  Allows to add a link.
Caption :
Link URL :
( Must starts with "http://" )
Add  |   Cancel
  Allow to insert an image. Must be among the following file types - *.jpg, *.gif, *.png & *.bmp.
Image Url :  
( Image url must always starts with " http:// " )
Width : pixels
( Must not be greater than 450px. Enter 0px for no resize )
Add  |   Cancel
  Allow to insert YouTube video. Insert the video embed code.
Embed Code :
Add  |   Cancel
Max Allowed Characters: 5000 Current Character Count: 0
Email this question link to friends
You must enter email-address, if name is entered and vice-versa for each friend.
Friend #1 -
Friend #2 -
Friend #3 -
Friend #4 -
Friend #5 -

Meet the Experts | Privacy Policy | Articles | Shop

Copyright © Podiatry Experts. All rights reserved.