Today we’re talking about metatarsal fracture, nonunion surgery versus no surgery.
I know some people will think that I probably should have gone straight from #665 to 667 because frankly, there are some negative connotations surrounding those three letters, 666…the number of the beast.
But I decided to do this episode anyway. And, I decided to dedicate this one to a buddy who is a beast.
He’s tough, he’s active, and he happens to have a metatarsal nonunion that hasn’t stopped him from doing a whole lot of fun, active things.
I’m hoping in this episode you can learn a little bit about the different options you have when you get a metatarsal fracture nonunion.View Details »
This episode actually comes from Eryn and she’s somebody who was listening to the Doc On The Run podcast and then sent in a question. She said that she was 10 weeks out after getting a dancer’s fracture in the fifth metatarsal while she was trying to qualify for Boston and getting ready.
What she said is, “I’m one week in using my EXOGEN bone stimulator one time a day for 20 minutes. I heard you say that you had a runner who healed after two weeks using the device.”
She also wanted to know about, “What else was your patient doing? Did they follow the standard protocol? Was he taking any supplements or other treatment to help the bone?”
Today on the Doc On The Run podcast, we’re talking about a dancer’s fifth metatarsal fracture in a runner who was training for Boston.
I got a question from a runner who’s had a metatarsal stress fracture who’s very frustrated, who’s trying to figure out how to get back to running. He went and saw a doctor and he was told that he had a stress fracture and the doctor told him to take some time off of running. Then he started watching some YouTube videos, started listening to some podcasts, and then asked me a very serious question: How long do I have to wait to run with a metatarsal stress fracture? Well, that’s what we’re talking about today on the Doc On the Run podcast.View Details »
This episode actually comes from a recent live Q&A I did with recovering injured runners and during these calls you can come on and you can ask me anything that you want about your specific situation.
This was a really great question that came from one of the runners on the call and he was concerned about this discomfort he was getting in his foot a full year after he had a metatarsal stress fracture.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about what can cause aching pain in the top of the foot a year after a metatarsal stress fracture?View Details »
Subscribe: iTunes | Android I spend a lot of time talking to runners who have metatarsal stress fractures. Let’s face it, they’re common. And a metatarsal stress fracture may be one of the most disruptive injuries to you as a runner can encounter. The reason metatarsal stress fractures are so worrisome to you is […]View Details »
Subscribe: iTunes | Android Today on the Doc On The Run podcast were talking about how x-rays show metatarsal fracture healing. I want to remind you that if you have a running injury question that you would like answered as an episode of the Doc On The Run Podcast you can send it to me […]View Details »