Do you participate in high impact sports or activities? If so, you may be at an increased risk of experiencing a talar neck fracture. The talus is the primary ankle bone and is irregularly shaped, with a head, body, and neck. Fractures to the neck portion of the brain can cause pain, swelling, and an inability to put weight on the foot. Foot and ankle specialist, Doctor Thomas Haytmanek has diagnosed many patients in Vail, Aspen, and the surrounding Denver, Colorado communities who have experienced a talar neck fracture. For a specialized treatment plan, contact Dr. Haytmanek’s team today!