Ankle fractures most common fractures in foot, ankle region
from Orthopedics Today
Ankle fractures were found to be the most common fractures in the foot and ankle region, whereas midfoot fractures were the least common, according to a recent study. Researchers analyzed the frequency and proportion of 280,933 fractures of the foot and ankle using National Trauma Bank data from 2007 to 2011. Fractures were classified as ankle, rearfoot, midfoot and forefoot. The researchers also analyzed the proportions of open fractures within each fracture location and broader anatomic category.
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