Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Foot Injury Evaluation

The evaluation of a foot injury begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with a foot injury may include:

Additional findings in someone with a serious foot injury may include:

Testing is often necessary to detect a foot fracture.

Tests that may be used to evaluate foot injury include:
  • Foot x-rays:
    • Used to detect a fracture or dislocation.

Less commonly performed tests that may be used to evaluate foot injury include:

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Foot Injury References
  1. Burns J, Keenan AM, Redmond A. Foot type and overuse injury in triathletes. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2005 May-Jun;95(3):235-41. [15901809]
  2. Kunkel M, Miller SD. Return to work after foot and ankle injury. Foot Ankle Clin. 2002 Jun;7(2):421-8, viii. [12462119]
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