The most common fracture of the foot is a stress fracture. This type of fracture is normally associated with high-impact activities, such as running, athletics and dancing. While these activities have a high rate of stre... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

The symptoms associated with a swollen foot include pain, edema, fatigue, inflammation, skin changes and fever according to WebMD and MedlinePlus. These symptoms are indicators of a wide variety of medical conditions suc... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some symptoms of foot injury include swelling, redness, pain and difficulty moving the affected area. The foot is designed in such a way that it can withstand pressure from walking, standing, jumping and running, notes M... More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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Weight bearing or incomplete immobilization of the fractured foot can lengthen the healing time of a Jones fracture, which is a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone in the foot. In general, Jones fractures have a longer... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains