Myth: If I can walk on it, my foot or ankle can’t be broken.

Truth: Depending on your threshold for pain, and the severity of the injury, it is possible to walk on a foot or ankle with a broken bone- but it is not recommended. Continuing to walk on a broken bone can cause further damage to your foot or ankle. If you have injured your foot or ankle stay off it until it has been diagnosed by one of our foot and ankle doctors.

Myth: It is normal to experience foot pain as you get older.

Truth: It is not normal to experience foot pain at any age. If you are experiencing any pain in your feet, request, an appointment with one of our foot doctors as soon as possible for a proper diagnosis and treatment.

Myth: Doctor’s cannot fix a broken toe.

Truth: There are steps we can take to make a broken toe heal better and prevent further problems like arthritis and toe deformities. When broken toes aren’t treated correctly, it can also make walking and wearing shoes difficult. If you have injured your toe, visit us right away. We will x-ray your toe to learn more about the fracture. If it is out of alignment, a pin, screw, or plate may have to be inserted to reposition the bone. Other broken toe treatment options include rest, splinting, and buddy taping.

Do You Or A Family Member Need The Help Of An Experienced Podiatrist In The Caldwell Or Meridian, Idaho Area?

If you're seeking the help of an experienced podiatrist you owe it to yourself to speak with our doctors as soon as possible. Please feel free to contact us online or call our office directly at 208.855.5955 to schedule your appointment. We service all areas surrounding Meridian, Idaho as well as all areas in the Caldwell, Idaho area. We look forward to helping you!

Dr. P. Roman Burk
Providing experienced private practice podiatry services in the Caldwell and Meridian, ID area since 2007.