Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Dr. Dominic Carreira will present “Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Fractures: Effect on NFL Career and Radiographic Parameters” at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, to be held in Chicago in March, 2013. As a member of the NFL Physicians Society, Dr. Carreira completed this research looking at this specific fracture type, which unlike most other foot fractures, has a higher rate of nonunion.

Proximal fifth metatarsal foot fractures (The Jones Fracture) is associated with significant difficulty with healing and missed playing time.

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