“Preliminary x-rays didn’t present any apparent fracture, however his medical examination warranted extra detailed imaging,” Dr. Kevin O’Connor stated Sunday. “Comply with-up CT scan confirmed hairline (small) fractures of President-elect Biden’s lateral and intermediate cuneiform bones, that are within the mid-foot. It’s anticipated that he’ll seemingly require a strolling boot for a number of weeks.”
Earlier Sunday, Biden’s workplace introduced he was going to be examined by an orthopedist “out of an abundance of warning” after he twisted his ankle enjoying with the canine.
Biden, who celebrated his 78th birthday on November 20, is ready to be the oldest president in US historical past.
The discharge included the outcomes of a bodily examination by O’Connor, Biden’s main care physician since 2009 and the director of government medication at The George Washington Medical College Associates.
O’Connor wrote that Biden is “a wholesome, vigorous, 77-year-old male, who’s match to efficiently execute the duties of the Presidency.”
The Bidens fostered Main from the Delaware Humane Affiliation and made his adoption official in November 2018. Champ joined the Biden household through the presidential transition in December 2008, weeks after Biden turned vice president-elect.
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