Foot fractures require special attention in the world of sport. Whether it is the basketball player cutting to the basket, the ballet dancer en pointe, or the snowboarder losing the edge, the foot is vulnerable to fracture in many different ways. The human foot is placed under an extraordinary amount of stress during sports. Injury to the foot can mean pain and loss of productivity for the weekend warrior or the end of a career for the elite athlete. Injuries to the foot are common. Acute fractures occur less frequently ...

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