Ankle Fracture, Foot Fracture
Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms?
- Pain in the ankle or foot after physical trauma
- Swelling in the ankle or foot
- Difficulty bearing weight or walking
Fractures can range from a tiny crack in the bone to bone piercing through the skin. A fractured foot or a fractured ankle may be treated with a splint, a cast or an orthopedic boot. For more severe fractures, an orthopedic surgeon may secure the bone with pins, plates, or screws to ensure proper healing.
An orthopedic doctor may use x-ray, MRI, or CT scans to diagnose a fractured foot or ankle.