Drop foot is a condition that is characterized by an inability to manipulate the toes or ankles of a foot. This condition can prevent a person from raising their foot at the ankle, pointing their toes, or moving their ankle inward and outward. The specialists at Orthopedic & Wellness explain what causes drop foot.
A burst fracture is a descriptive medical term that explains what happens when spinal vertebrae are severely crushed. Due to the nature of burst fractures, it’s not difficult to understand why these injuries are common in motor vehicle accidents and traumatic falls. When a strong force is applied to the spinal column, vertebrae become susceptible to serious damage and may burst into small fragments.