Guest author, Mike Sganga, DPM Fractures and sprains of the foot can be treated surgically and non-surgically, depending on the locations of the injuries. We know that many fractures can heal with crutches and a boot, and some have shown that they need operative fixation for the best outcome. The fifth metatarsal can be involved in many different fracture patterns. As you see from the chart, one can have an avulsion fracture, a Jones fracture,...
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D Sean Rockett, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon and senior partner of Orthopedics New England with offices in Natick, Newton and Hopkinton, MA. Dr. Rockett is a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer and co-owner of CrossFit Launchpad. He also enjoys being the head orthopedic surgeon of the CrossFit Games Medical team.
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