What is the role of physical therapy (PT) in the recovery phase of treatment for metatarsal stress fractures?

Updated: Jan 16, 2019
  • Author: Valerie E Cothran, MD; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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Physical Therapy

During the recovery phase, the patient may progress to weight bearing as tolerated, initially in a wooden-soled shoe, and then in a comfortable shoe.


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