Cameron Payne had to take a break for six weeks as he was recovering from a fractured bone in his right foot, sustained during September’s Blue-White Scrimmage. Payne had broken his fifth metatarsal this same year, and had to have surgery in July. Following consultations with specialists, Payne opted not to have further surgery for the metatarsal injury. Thunder general manager had originally intended for Payne to be re-evaluated within six to eight weeks. This meant that Payne would miss the start of the regular season.

A broken foot requires immediate medical attention and treatment. If you need your feet checked, contact one of our podiatrists from Foot Health Podiatry. Our doctors will do everything possible to treat your condition.

Broken Foot Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

A broken foot is caused by one of the bones in the foot typically breaking when bended, crushed, or stretched beyond its natural capabilities. Usually the location of the fracture indicates how the break occurred, whether it was through an object, fall, or any other type of injury. 

Common Symptoms of Broken Feet:

  • Bruising
  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Blue (foot)
  • Numbness
  • Cold
  • Misshapen
  • Cuts
  • Deformities

Those that suspect they have a broken foot shoot seek urgent medical attention where a medical professional could diagnose the severity.

Treatment for broken bones varies depending on the cause, severity and location. Some will require the use of splints, casts or crutches while others could even involve surgery to repair the broken bones. Personal care includes the use of ice and keeping the foot stabilized and elevated.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office located in New York, NY. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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