Joe Biden’s doctor says he suffered “hairline cracks” in his leg after he slipped while playing with a dog

President-elect Joe Biden, on Saturday, playing with his dog, Major, slipped and twisted his ankle, and his doctor said a CT scan showed there were hairline cracks in the “middle of his leg.” Mr. Biden will “probably need walking shoes” for several weeks.

“The initial x-rays did not show any obvious refraction, but his clinical examination warranted more detailed imaging,” Mr. Biden’s personal physician, Dr. Kevin O’Connor, said in a statement. “A follow-up CT scan confirmed the hairline-thin (small) fractures of President Biden’s lateral and middle cuneiform bones that are in the middle of the foot. He is expected to need walking boots for several weeks.”

Mr. Biden “out of caution” visited Orthopedic specialists in Delaware, Newark, New York on Sunday afternoon. Mr. Biden approx. He arrived around 4 p.m. and left around 6 p.m. 45 p.m., and gave a great hand to the outside press.

The president-elect turned 78 last week, making him the oldest president in American history.


Major Bidens is one of the German Shepherds, and it is will be the first rescue dog to live in the White House. The Biden was admitted to the Delaware Humane Society in 2018.

The president-elect and his wife plan to bring a cat with them to the White House after January’s inauguration day, Jane Pauley of CBS Sunday Morning reported Friday.