Category: fractures

What is an Avulsion Fracture?

An avulsion fracture occurs when an overly stressed tendon or ligament breaks from its attachment point on the bone and pulls a small piece of bone along with it. Younger athletes are more susceptible to this type of injury since their bones aren’t fully developed and are more fragile. It is also a common injury […]

4 Symptoms of a Broken Foot Bone

Breaking a bone in the foot or ankle happens quite often since there are so many bones forming the amazing feat of engineering that is your foot. Some foot bones are quite fragile like the metatarsal bones of the toes, which can break just from dropping your phone on your bare foot. Ouch! Larger bones […]

Did I Just Break My Foot?

Many broken bones occur in the feet and ankles due to all the stress that we put on them every day. Some examples of these breaks include a broken heel that can be the result of landing hard after a high jump and toes that form stress fractures from participating in high impact sports like […]

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