Diagnosis and Management of Common Foot Fractures.

@article{Bica2016DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and Management of Common Foot Fractures.},
  author={David Bica and Ryan A. Sprouse and Joseph Armen},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2016},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={
          183-91
        }
}
Foot fractures are among the most common foot injuries evaluated by primary care physicians. They most often involve the metatarsals and toes. Patients typically present with varying signs and symptoms, the most common being pain and trouble with ambulation. Diagnosis requires radiographic evaluation, although emerging evidence demonstrates that ultrasonography may be just as accurate. Management is determined by the location of the fracture and its effect on balance and weight bearing… CONTINUE READING

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