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Foot fractures

How do you know if you?ve broken a bone in your foot? You?ll need an x-ray to tell for sure, but pay attention to symptoms. One warning sign of a fracture is difficulty in walking after an injury. Don?t be fooled, however. It?s sometimes possible to walk on a broken foot, so check to see whether you have any pain or tenderness directly over the bone when you touch it lightly.…

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