5th Metatarsal Stress Fracture: a potential career-ending injury? – a talk with Prof. Dr. Niek van Dijk
For this fifth episode we talked with Prof. Dr. Niek van Dijk, a world-renowned surgeon and specialist in surgery of the ankle and knee, sport traumatology and arthroscopic surgery.
In this interview we discuss some aspects regarding 5th metatarsal injuries like:
- Most common 5th metatarsal injury in football players;
- Treatment options, both surgical and conservative;
- Recommended surgical procedure for a football player;
- Estimated time to return to play.