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P.F.surgery and a droped metatarsal

Posted by ray on 3/20/05 at 20:16 (171637)

doc once you have open planter release is it possible to get a drop in your metetarsal head could that cause the arch to drop do they go together or is it not possiable to ger either one from p.f. surgery please explain

Re: P.F.surgery and a droped metatarsal

Dr. Z on 3/20/05 at 20:24 (171638)

One of the more serious side effects with a plantar fascia release is a dropped arch and or dropped metatarsal bone. The pf supports the arch bones and with cutting of this very important support structure you can have a dropped painful arch

Re: P.F.surgery and a droped metatarsal

ray on 3/22/05 at 21:13 (171797)

can ortholics correct or elemanate pain from a droped metartasal head

Re: P.F.surgery and a droped metatarsal

ray on 3/22/05 at 21:18 (171798)

the pain i have is not in the arch it is on top of my foot like a pain when you tie your shoes to tight and your foot hurts