Authors of section


Richard Buckley, Andrew Sands, Michael Castro, Christina Kabbash

Executive Editors

Joseph Schatzker, Richard Buckley

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Nonoperative treatment

1. General considerations

This fracture occurs proximal to the insertion of the peroneus brevis on the base of the fifth MT or within the very proximal aspect of the insertion.

nonoperative treatment

2. Nonoperative treatment

Weight bearing as tolerated in a flat, rigid sole shoe. Rest, ice, elevation and compression for pain and swelling. Low impact activity is allowed until tenderness resolves.

orif or mtp joint fusion