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.
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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