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A balancing act – all is not always what it seems

Practitioner: Richard Van Plateringen

Practice: Dunedin Podiatry, Dunedin NZ

Patient: Male in his 60's

Robert* is a fit and active man in his early sixties. A regular at the gym, casual runner and part-time running coach. He presented as a referral after sustaining a mid-shaft 5th metatarsal fracture. An intramedullary screw fixation had been performed. The surgeon had given him the green light to return to activity and considered a podiatry review a good idea.

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