I was diagnosed with a fibula sesamoid fracture on my left foot. I feel like I am walking on a golf ball and that is what I call it now. I walk on the side of my foot to keep the pressure off of the ball of my foot but that is causing knee pain and hip pain.
Kara (name changed)
- Daily Use of Removable Cast with EvenUp on the opposite side. Accommodation if more off weight bearing is needed.
- Evaulation of Hormone Levels affecting Bone Healing
- Daily 1500 mg Calcium and minimum 1000 units Vit D3.
- Ice 15 min twice daily
- Contrast Bathing every evening.
- Shoe inserts that take the pressure off the sesamoids (under the first metatarsal), normally with good dancer's padding.
- Spica Taping daily to restrict toe bend.
- Activity Modification to minimize activities which reproduce pain.
- MRI ASAP so we have one to compare to in 6 months if necessary.
- No more cortisone shots please since they can delay healing and mask pain.