Call us Toll-Free:   1-888-859-8901
You have no items in your shopping cart.
Filters
Search
Close
RSS

Blog posts tagged with 'walking cast'

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.

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.