Over 10% of all fractures occur in the foot and ankle. There are 26 bones in the foot, all of which are at risk of fracture if trauma occurs.The most common sites for fractures in the foot are the metatarsal bones. A fracture is a break in the bone and can be either partial or complete. The severity of the fracture depends on the type and location of the break. Patients often times can confuse fractures for sprains.

Causes

  • Trauma
  • Increased in pysical activity
  • New shoes that aren't broken in
  • Bone insufficiency (osteoporosis)
  • Change in surface, from grass to hard court

Signs & Symptoms

  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Sharp pain to injured area
  • Blisters, clear or blood-filled
  • Inability or difficulty walking

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From routine checkups to treatments for surgery, Northwest Foot and Ankle Centers, PS is equipped to handle all your podiatric needs

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Monday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed