Fifth Metatarsal Fracture

The fifth metatarsal is the long bone that is located on the outside of the foot and connects to the small toe. There are two types of fractures that often occur in the fifth metatarsal, avulsion fracture and Jones fracture.

Fifth Metatarsal Fracture


  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Bruising on the outer side
  • Difficulty in walking


  • Medical History
  • Physical examination
  • X-ray

Non-surgical Treatment:

  • Dry Needling
  • Steroid and Hyaluronic Acid Image Guided Injections
  • High Volume Injections
  • Image Guided Calcific Barbotage

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