Well, for me it’s the Fracture Clinic on Monday! Meanwhile, here’s a guy who’s broken his fifth metatarsal too – but in THREE places – whilst out running. See how he gets on with the Anti-Gravity Treadmill and Bone Stimulator. I want a go too!
As I mentioned last week, I had a lot riding on my follow up appointment this past Monday. When I visited the doctor at week 4, I was crushed when I heard that healing had not started, and my foot looked more or less like it did on day 1. Well – that changed this week. I’ve taken significant steps forward, literally and figuratively.
The highlight of the appointment was finding out that the healing process has started. There is some soft callus forming, which is exactly what I wanted to hear – if that wasn’t the case, then surgery would have been the topic of conversation. Now that I’m healing, I’ve been cleared to bear up to 50% of my body weight when I “walk” on crutches.
The old fashioned way of gauging what it means to bear 50% of…
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