Category: Fractures

How to Treat a Broken Toe

A toe can become severely injured in a variety of ways, with the most common among them being stubbing your toe on the curb while crossing the street, or dropping something heavy on the front of your foot causing a toe to break. Also, the metatarsal bones that make up your toes are quite fragile […]

What is an Avulsion Fracture?

There are a variety of fractures that can affect the feet and ankles. One such break is a condition that more frequently affects younger athletes is known as an avulsion fracture. This particular type of fracture is characterized by a small piece of bone that tears away as a ligament or tendon detaches during an […]

How to Treat Stress Fractures in Your Feet

Often seen in runners and athletes, stress fractures (aka hairline fractures) are created when repetitive pressure and stress occurs during recreational and competitive sports that involve a high degree of running, jumping, and fast stops and starts, like tennis, football, and basketball. Another major source of stress fractures occurs when a sedentary individual decides to […]

Types, Causes and Treatment of Foot Fractures

Very simply, a fracture is a broken bone which requires immediate attention. The human body is made up of 206 bones of which 25% are found in the feet. Foot bone fractures are very painful, need proper diagnosis and treatment and plenty of rest to heal properly. Types of fractures: Stress fractures are small cracks […]

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