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Blog posts tagged with 'forefoot compression sleeve'

Foot Care 101: Metatarsal Stress Fractures

How did I get a fracture?  I didn’t do anything to hurt my foot?

Metatarsal Stress Fracture

“I was late for the plane, so I grabbed my carry-on bag and ran like heck to make the flight.  I was the last passenger on.  But when I got on the plane, I realized that my foot hurt.  It’s been hurting now for about 2 week...

How do I treat a metatarsal stress fracture?

What's the best way to treat a metatarsal stress fracture? This article explores the use of a forefoot compression sleeve and walking cast.

Forefoot Compression Sleeve | Indications for use

How do you speed the healing of metatarsal stress fractures? The Forefoot Compression Sleeve stabilizes fractures and controls forefoot edema. Works well in post-op shoes or in street shoes.

Do I have a metatarsal stress fracture?

What is a metatarsal stress fracture? This article explores the onset, symptoms and treatment options for metatarsal stress fractures.

Metatarsal Stress Fractures

The metatarsal bones are the long bones that extend from the mid-arch to the ball of the foot. Ideally, the five metatarsal bones share load applied to the forefoot. In cases where one metatarsal bone carries increased load, the bone fails to successfully carry that load and undergoes a stress reaction. This stress reaction results in a small crack in the metatarsal bone.