Foot and Ankle Injuries – Check Your Symptoms

If you answer "YES" to any of the following questions, see our health professionals.
Does your foot or ankle look twisted, bent out of shape, or out of its normal position?                          
Do you have pain or tenderness after an injury?        
Has your foot or ankle turned pale, white, blue, or cold?
Do you have numbness or tingling in your injured foot or ankle?                          
Are you unable to move your toe, foot, or ankle normally?          
Is your foot or ankle swollen after an injury?
Did you feel or hear a snap, pop, or grating in your toe, foot, or ankle?       
Do you think you have an infection in your foot or ankle?                       
Is an object, such as a nail, embedded in your foot or ankle?              
Is your foot or ankle bruised after your injury? 

What may increase the risk of a problem from toe, foot, and ankle injuries?
Many conditions, lifestyle choices, medications, and diseases interfere with your ability to heal or fight infection. You may be at risk for a more serious problem from your symptoms. Make sure to tell your health professional.

 

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