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Monday, 08 February 2016

Ohio State’s Tommy Schutt Out Due to Broken Foot

broken foot6Senior defensive tackle, Tommy Schutt, will not be playing against Notre Dame due to a broken foot. The news comes as huge news since this Fiesta Bowl is the final game of the season for Ohio State, making Schutt’s 25 tackle record vital to the game’s success. While Schutt will be missed, Joey Bosa, Donovan Munger, and Tracey Springle are set to take his place.

A broken foot requires immediate medical attention and treatment. To learn more, consult with one of our podiatrists from Westside Podiatry Center, LLP. Our doctors will provide you with the foot and ankle information you seek.

Broken Foot Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

A broken foot is caused by one of the bones in the foot typically breaking when bended, crushed, or stretched beyond its natural capabilities. Usually the location of the fracture indicates how the break occurred, whether it was through an object, fall, or any other type of injury.

Common Symptoms of Broken Feet:

  • Bruising
  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Blue (foot)
  • Numbness
  • Cold
  • Misshapen
  • Cuts
  • Deformities

Those that suspect they have a broken foot shoot seek urgent medical attention where a medical professional could diagnose the severity.

Treatment for broken bones varies depending on the cause, severity and location. Some will require the use of splints, casts or crutches while others could even involve surgery to repair the broken bones. Personal care includes the use of ice and keeping the foot stabilized and elevated.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact one of our offices located in Liverpool, Camillus, and Skaneateles, NY. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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