5th metatarsal fracture

Check out the Link Below for a video Explanation                                     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xp8ePZR

5th metatarsal fractures commonly occur as a result of an inversion foot or ankle sprain. 

Avulsion, Jones, metatarsal neck and shaft are a few of the common fracture types. 

The treatment can range from boot immobilizaton, casting, or surgery. 

Take a look at the videolisted below for the description of a couple of commong 5th metatarsal fractures and their treatment recommendations. 

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Dr. Martina Randall

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