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Birmingham Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Clinic - Calcaneal Fractures

CALCANEAL FRACTURE






Addendum to the printable PDF document within the animation above.


* Intra- articular fractures ( extending into the adjoining joint) have a poorer prognosis as they could lead to Arthritis

* Long term pain after healing of the fracture can be treated through osteotomies or fusions of the adjoining joints Check Foot Arthritis

* These illustrations are for information purposes only. Acute (immediate) care of injuries / fractures should be done through your local NHS services /Accident and Emergency department

*This document is a general information sheet and is meant to be read in conjunction with a BOFA clinic consultation and is not meant for self diagnosis which could be harmful.
*All surgical procedures have a small potential for complications and some are influenced by individual factors (severity of the deformity and associated medical conditions). These will be discussed during the clinic consultation and noted in the consent form, a copy of which will be given to you.