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for Forefoot and Midfoot Fractures

   
Forefoot and Midfoot Fractures
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines 1) Ensure that the patient is neurovascularly intact.
2) Patient should be splinted.
3) Elevate and ice the affected lower extremity
4) Non-weight bearing
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit None
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1)Not all fractures require or benefit from operative intervention
2)The decision for operative intervention is made on an individual patient's health and needs, and fracture pattern.
Appointment Timeframe Within 1 week
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Patients must obtain and hand carry hardcopy radiographic studies (MRI/CT/X-rays)
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-998-6541
Clinic Location Sites Ann Arbor - South Main Orthopedics
UM Consulting Physician James Robert Holmes MD
Todd Andrew Irwin MD
Revised on: 01/14/2015