President-elect Biden slipped while playing with his dog, Major, and twisted his ankle: “Out of an abundance of caution, he will be examined this afternoon by an orthopedist,” his office says.
Biden transition provides this statement from Dr. Kevin O’Connor: “President-elect Joe Biden sustained a sprain of his right foot. Initial X-rays are reassuring that there is no obvious fracture and he will be getting an additional CT for more detailed imaging.”
Dr. Kevin O’Connor: “Follow-up CT scan confirmed hairline (small) fractures of President-elect Biden’s lateral and intermediate cuneiform bones, which are in the mid-foot. It is anticipated that he will likely require a walking boot for several weeks.”