Fractures


 

Since nearly one-fourth of the bones in our body are in our feet, fractures of the foot are common and rarely debilitating.

There are two types of fractures. A stress fracture typically occurs in the space between the toes and middle of the foot, usually as a result of a physical activity gone awry. These fractures are only on the surface of the bone. General bone fractures extend through the bone. These injuries are usually caused by trauma to the foot.
Depending on the fracture and placement, different treatments will be discussed. Foot fractures typically heal on their own, although more serious cases may require surgery.

It is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible if you suspect your foot is fractured so treatment can begin right away.

For more information on fractures or to schedule an appointment, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (352) 861-1055!

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Foot & Ankle Center of Ocala
6160 SW SR 200, Suite 100
West End of the Jasmine Plaza

Ocala, FL 34476
Phone: 352-877-9088
Fax: 352-854-6743
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