Fractures & Breaks

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Foot Fractures and Breaks

Foot fractures and ankle breaks can happen to anyone, at any time. Seeking treatment from an experienced foot doctor is very important in order to ensure healing takes place as quickly as possible. A fracture refers to an injury or break to the bones. There are many types of fractures, ranging from small hairline fractures to traumatic bone breaks. Although minor fractures can heal on their own, more serious fractures will require surgery.

Foot fractures and ankle breaks can happen to anyone, at any time. Seeking treatment from an experienced foot doctor is very important in order to ensure healing takes place as quickly as possible. A fracture refers to an injury or break to the bones. There are many types of fractures, ranging from small hairline fractures to traumatic bone breaks. Although minor fractures can heal on their own, more serious fractures will require surgery.

Our team at the Jupiter Laser and Regenerative Medicine is highly skilled in the latest surgical techniques for even the most difficult-to-treat fractures, including complex foot and ankle fractures.

Causes of Foot Fractures and Breaks

You are more susceptible to fractures if the bones, ligaments and tendons in your foot and ankle are weak. Fractures occur when there is trauma to the bone. Trauma may include:

Treatments of Foot Fractures and Breaks

If the fracture is mild and not much complicated, a non-surgical treatment is enough to heal it. However, for this type of treatment procedure, patient must take adequate rest, apply ice on the area as per doctor’s recommendation, and wrap the area to control swelling.

However, in case of more severe foot fracture, surgery may be necessary to cure the fracture and any ligament or tendon damage. At Jupiter Laser and Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Cedeno is expert in fracture repair of foot and ankle. We have the expertise to determine a plan for reconstructive surgery for any types of foot and ankle fracture.

If you experience a foot fracture, you can book an appointment with Dr. Orlando Cedeno, DPM, at Jupiter Laser and Regenerative Medicine. At his Jupiter, Florida, office, Dr. Cedeno diagnoses and cares for your foot conditions using the most cutting-edge treatment procedures. Get back on your feet safely by calling the office or clicking the online booking button now.

Board Certified Foot and Ankle Surgeons & Podiatry located in Jupiter, FL

If you experience a foot fracture, you can book an appointment with Dr. Orlando Cedeno, DPM, at Abacoa Podiatry and Leg Vein Center. At his Jupiter, Florida, office, Dr. Cedeno diagnoses and cares for your foot conditions using the most cutting-edge treatment procedures. Get back on your feet safely by calling the office or clicking the online booking button now.

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