The talus is the bone connecting the foot to the leg. More commonly known as the ankle bone, it helps the ankle move up and down. Find out what can cause it to break and how to treat it.

Causes & Triggers

  • High-impact injuries, such as high falls or car accidents
  • Severe ankle twist resulting in bone chips or fragments

Signs & Symptoms

  • Bruising
  • Difficulty walking
  • Pain
  • Swelling

Tips & Treatments

  • Seek proper evaluation and treatment from an orthopedic specialist.