Jones Fracture Fixation (Intramedullary Screw)

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This procedure is used to correct a Jones fracture - a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone of the foot. During this procedure, the surgeon inserts a screw into the metatarsal to stabilize the bone and allow it to heal properly.

What is a Jones fracture fixation?

This detailed video explains the entire process of a Jones fracture fixation (intramedullary screw), including preparation, fixation, end of procedure and after care. When the procedure is complete, the incision is closed and the foot is bandaged and placed in a splint. A walking brace or shoe may be required until the fracture has fully healed.