A week ago I fractured my cuboid bone in my right foot and tore some ligaments.
I am wearing a boot and that is the only way I can walk on the foot. I was seen by an
Orthopedic Surgeon - x-rays were taken to confirm the fracture. I am trying to stay off my foot as much as
possible. If I am on it much at all - swelling and bruising increase. My foot starts to throb and I know I am
going to have a hard time sleeping at night. I am a very active person and going crazy not getting my heart rate up.
I have been doing pilates for upper body and some leg work. Any ideas for cardio? Other more important question - should I be getting another test - MRI? to make sure there is not some other damage in my foot? I know this is a long process of healing, just want to make sure I am not missing something that will cause problems later down the road.....
I had an appointment with my orthopedic today to ask more questions, but it got cancelled because he is out sick.
This is going to be a VERY long process. I fractured that bone and the Talus in my left foot and I was in 2 non weight bearing casts for a total of 7 weeks and it took me another 4 weeks post cast to be able to walk without to much pain. The bones in the foot take a long time to heal. I'm surprised your allowed to walk on it at all. I would think that a second MRI would only be necessary if the healing is delayed or your pain increases with time.
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