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Foot and ankle fractures are breaks in any of the bones that make up the foot and ankle structure. These fractures can range from simple breaks in one bone to more complex injuries that involve multiple bones, joints, and ligaments. Whether you’re experiencing a minor or severe fracture, Alliance Orthopedics is committed to offering personalized and effective treatment plans to get you back on your feet. From diagnosis to post-treatment care, we strive to provide comprehensive services that improve your quality of life.

Causes of Foot and Ankle Fractures

Understanding the potential causes of foot and ankle fractures can help in avoiding these injuries. Most fractures result from external forces that exceed the strength of the bone. At our state-of-the-art facility, we take the time to listen and understand what caused your fracture so we can create a treatment plan tailored to your needs. Some common causes of foot and ankle fractures include:

  • Accidental falls
  • Sports injuries
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Conditions such as osteoporosis
  • Overuse injuries
  • Missteps and awkward landings

Symptoms of Foot and Ankle Fractures

Identifying the symptoms of foot and ankle fractures is crucial for timely and effective treatment. Symptoms of foot and ankle fractures may range from mild to severe. Depending on the type of fracture, the pain may come on suddenly or develop gradually over time. Common signs and symptoms include:

  • Pain when walking or standing
  • Swelling or bruising around the affected area
  • Visible deformity in the affected area
  • Difficulty moving the foot or ankle
  • Numbness in the toes or foot

Treatments for Foot and Ankle Fractures

Alliance Orthopedics offers cutting-edge treatments for all types of foot and ankle fractures. We understand every patient is unique, and our team of experienced specialists will create a personalized treatment plan to effectively manage your fracture. Some fractures may require surgical intervention, while others can be treated with conservative measures. Common treatments for foot and ankle fractures include:

  • Immobilization with a cast or splint
  • Physical therapy to improve strength and flexibility
  • Surgery to realign the bones, repair soft tissue damage, or replace broken bone sections
  • Occupational therapy to regain full range of motion

At Alliance Orthopedics, we understand that a fracture can be a trying experience. We are committed to providing the highest quality care and support throughout your journey to recovery. Our team is available for any questions or concerns you may have about treating and managing your fracture. Contact us today to learn more about our services.

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