President-elect Joe Biden introduces key international coverage and nationwide safety nominees and appointments on the Queen Theatre on November 24, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.

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President-elect Joe Biden will doubtless must put on a strolling boot for a number of weeks after struggling small fractures in his foot, his doctor stated on Sunday.

Biden slipped and twisted his ankle whereas enjoying together with his canine Main on Saturday. The president-elect sprained his proper foot and preliminary x-rays didn’t present any apparent fracture, Dr. Kevin O’Connor stated. Nonetheless, extra detailed imaging additionally revealed hairline fractures in his mid-foot.

“Preliminary x-rays didn’t present any apparent fracture, however his medical examination warranted extra detailed imaging,” O’Connor stated. “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 doubtless require a strolling boot for a number of weeks,” the physician stated.

Biden, 78, would be the oldest individual ever to carry workplace as U.S. president.

Outgoing President Donald Trump wished Biden effectively on Twitter.