Immobilization

Most fractures of the foot can be splinted by a posterior slab or a Jones bandage (the appropriate method of application is discussed in Chapter268, "Ankle Injuries"). Cast shoes, variably called orthopedic, Reece, or post-op shoes, are useful in splinting minor foot fractures when the patient is allowed to bear weight on the injured extremity. Cast shoes can also be applied over a posterior splint to allow weight bearing. Apply an appropriately sized piece of felt or cotton padding between the two phalanges when they are being buddy taped.

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