According to Foot Vitals, a Jones fracture, which occurs at the base of the fifth metatarsal bone in the foot, is typically treated by immobilization or surgery. Patients wear a cast, splint or walking boot to keep the f... More »

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Weight bearing or incomplete immobilization of the fractured foot can lengthen the healing time of a Jones fracture, which is a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone in the foot. In general, Jones fractures have a longer... More »

The most common fracture of the foot is a stress fracture. This type of fracture is normally associated with high-impact activities, such as running, athletics and dancing. While these activities have a high rate of stre... More »

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Weight bearing or incomplete immobilization of the fractured foot can lengthen the healing time of a Jones fracture, which is a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone in the foot. In general, Jones fractures have a longer... More »

Pain on the outer side of the foot with accompanying symptoms of swelling and bruising can indicate a fracture of the metatarsal bone, according to WebMD. Additional causes of pain on the side of the foot include nerve d... More »

A humerus fracture heals in 6-8 weeks on average, according to Dr. Matt Morgan. Fracture healing time is impacted by variables including blood supply to the bone, rest and the absence of infection. More »

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A bone contusion is a small hidden fracture on a bone commonly found close to the skin's surface, according to Baylor Scott & White Health. A bone contusion is not as severe as a bone fracture, and it can happen to peopl... More »

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