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President-elect Joe Biden arrives at the orthopedist after slipping while playing with his dog

President-elect Joe Biden arrives at orthopedist after he slipped while playing with dog Major and sprained his ankle

  • President-elect Joe Biden visited an orthopedist at Delaware Orthopedic Specialists in Newark, Delaware, Sunday afternoon for an examination
  • Biden sustained an injury on Saturday after slipping while playing with dog Major
  • Dr. Kevin O’Connor said in a statement that Biden has ‘sustained a sprain of his right foot’ and ‘initial X-rays are reassuring that there is no apparent fracture’
  • Major is one of two dogs that the Bidens share and the little dog was adopted in 2018

President-elect Joe Biden twisted his ankle while playing with his dog Major and was examined by a doctor, his office said Sunday.

Biden sustained the injury on Saturday and visited an orthopedist at Delaware Orthopedic Specialists in Newark, Delaware on Sunday afternoon.

“With caution, he will be examined by an orthopedist this afternoon,” said Biden’s office before the former vice president left for the office.

Biden adopted Major from the Delaware Humane Association

Biden is pictured leaving the humane association with Major in 2018

Biden is pictured leaving the humane association with Major in 2018

President-elect Joe Biden twisted his ankle while playing with his dog Major (left and right in 2018) his office said on Sunday

Biden sustained the injury on Saturday and visited an orthopedist at Delaware Orthopedic Specialists in Newark, Delaware on Sunday afternoon. On Sunday, his column is seen entering the parking lot of the orthopedic office

Biden sustained the injury on Saturday and visited an orthopedist at Delaware Orthopedic Specialists in Newark, Delaware on Sunday afternoon. On Sunday, his column is seen entering the parking lot of the orthopedic office

Biden sustained the injury on Saturday and visited an orthopedist at Delaware Orthopedic Specialists in Newark, Delaware on Sunday afternoon. On Sunday, his column is seen entering the parking lot of the orthopedic office

Reporters reporting to president-elect did not get a chance to see Biden enter doctor's office, despite multiple requests

Reporters reporting to president-elect did not get a chance to see Biden enter doctor's office, despite multiple requests

Reporters reporting to president-elect did not get a chance to see Biden enter doctor’s office, despite multiple requests

Reporters reporting to the president-elect did not get a chance to see Biden enter the doctor’s office despite multiple requests.

Images showed Biden’s column arriving at the Delaware Orthopedic Specialists office on Sunday.

Secret Service agents stood outside the office while a doctor examined Biden’s injury.

President-elect Joe Biden sustained a right foot sprain, according to a statement by Dr. Kevin O’Connor.

“Initial X-rays are reassuring that there is no obvious fracture,” the doctor said, adding that Biden “is getting an extra CT for more detailed imaging.”

Biden was playing with Major, one of the Bidens’ two dogs, when he sprained his ankle.

President-elect Joe Biden sustained a right foot sprain, according to a statement by Dr. Kevin O’Connor. “Initial X-rays are reassuring that there is no apparent fracture,” the doctor said

Secret Service agents stood outside the office while a doctor examined Biden's injury

Secret Service agents stood outside the office while a doctor examined Biden's injury

Secret Service agents stood outside the office while a doctor examined Biden’s injury

A vehicle carrying Biden arrives at the Delaware Orthopedic Specialists Clinic in Newark, Delaware on Sunday

A vehicle carrying Biden arrives at the Delaware Orthopedic Specialists Clinic in Newark, Delaware on Sunday

A vehicle carrying Biden arrives at the Delaware Orthopedic Specialists Clinic in Newark, Delaware on Sunday

The Bidens adopted Major in 2018 and acquired their first dog, Champ, after the 2008 election.

Biden officials have said Major will become the first rescue dog to reside in the White House.

The Bidens have said they will bring their dogs to the White House and also plan to get a cat.

At 78, Biden will be the oldest president when he is inaugurated in January, but he regularly dismissed questions about his age on the campaign trail.

He released a doctor’s report in December revealing he is taking a statin to keep his cholesterol at healthy levels, but his doctor described him as’ healthy, powerful ‘and’ capable of successfully performing the duties of the Presidency ‘.

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