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Foot Fractures

Information about Foot Fractures

We Have to Know about the Foot Fractures

  • The breaking of the small bones of the foot generally occurs due to injuries

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions

  • Unable to move /resistance in moving foot?

Causes of Foot Fractures

  • Trauma – direct, indirect or overuse

Do’s and Don’ts-Foot Fractures

  • Stabilize and elevate the foot

Signs & Symptoms of Foot Fractures

  • Severe pain in the affected foot
  • Swelling of the affected area
  • Movement restrictions
  • Pain while standing

Medical advice for Foot Fractures

  • If foot pain follows injury
  • Persisting foot pain for more than 1 week

Risk factors of Foot Fractures

  • Sportspersons
  • Athletics

Treatment for Foot Fractures

  • Immobilization of the affected foot
  • Medicines
  • Surgery in some cases

Self-care for Fractures

  • Take Rest
  • No weight bearing

Investigations for Fractures

  • X-ray foot
  • CT and MRI scans
  • Ultrasound
Symptoms of Foot Fractures
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