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Heel Fracture

Fracture of heel is a quite severe and disabling injury that can cause long-term complications due to damage of the articular cartilage covering the joint. Generally heel gets fractures when it is crushed under the weight of the body.

Characteristics of Heel Fracture

Cause: High-energy car crash OR fall from height OR twisting injury to the ankle

Symptoms: Widened, shortened, and deformed heel along with severe pain, tenderness, bruising, swelling, deformity of the heel and inability to put weight on the heel.

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