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Consult Request Guidelines
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
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
Not all fractures require or benefit from operative intervention
The decision for operative intervention is made on an individual patient's health and needs, and fracture pattern.
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
Clinic Location Sites
Ann Arbor - South Main Orthopedics
UM Consulting Physician
James Robert Holmes MD
Todd Andrew Irwin MD