A fracture is the medical term for a break of the bone. Ankle and foot fractures range from minor to severe injuries. The treatment of nonsurgical versus surgical depends on the fracture pattern and alignment. Dr. Mroczek only indicates people for surgery who meet these criteria and will treat lesser fractures nonoperatively. When surgery is recommended, he uses the most advanced and up-to-date fixation methods and utilizes minimally invasive techniques if possible. He also believes in early weight-bearing and physical therapy if appropriate.
Dr. Mroczek treats all ankle and foot fractures. Some of the more common fractures include the ankle (malleolar, bimalleolar and trimalleolar patterns), calcaneal (heel bone) and Lisfranc (midfoot).