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Fractured metatarsal, foot cast removed, excruciating pain, burns. I it CRPS?

I fractured my 5th metatarsal 8weeks ago, foot cast removed at week 7. I am having more pain now in my foot and ankle than I have had in 6weeks. There is no pain when I m sitting and resting, but excrutiating pain when I put any weight on affected foot. It was xrayed last week and bone had healed. I have had 2 visits th physio but I m not getting any better, I feel that the pain is not letting up. My foot changes to a red/purple colour as I put it down on the floor and the burning pain is mainly around my ankle down to the base of my toes. I am finding this hard to cope with as there does not seem to be any light at the end of the tunnel. Could this be CRPS?
Asked On : Sat, 26 Jan 2013
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After the removal of the cast, the pain and stiffness is sometimes persistent for long. It needs proper physiotherapy to regain the full range of movement.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Thu, 5 Dec 2013
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