Stress Fracture Foot Overview
Another name for Stress Fracture Foot is Foot Fracture.
What is a foot fracture?
A person with a foot fracture has a break in one of the bones in the foot. Foot fractures may occur in the toes, mid-foot, and hind-foot or heel.
What are the symptoms of a foot fracture?
Symptoms of foot fractures include foot pain, foot swelling, foot tenderness, foot bruising, and foot or toe deformity. Other symptoms include difficulty walking, foot weakness, and foot numbness.
How does the doctor treat a foot fracture?
The treatment for foot fractures depends on the severity of the fracture. Treatment for foot fractures may include rest, elevation, cold compresses, use of crutches, cast or splint, narcotic pain medications, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain. Surgery may be required for some severe fractures.
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