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Open Fracture Treatment - Orthopedics - About.com
Sep 3, 2013 ... Treatment of an open fracture -- a broken bone that is exposed through the skin -- is different from standard fracture treatment. Also called a ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/castsfracturetreatments/p/Treatment-Open-Fracture.htm
About Broken Bones - Fracture Care & Treatment - Orthopedics
Dec 16, 2014 ... A broken bone is one of the most common orthopedic injuries. Learn about fractures, treatment available, and how to heal your break quickly.
http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/otherfractures/a/fracture.htm
Metacarpal Fracture - Treatment for a Broken Hand - Orthopedics
Dec 16, 2014 ... A metacarpal fracture is an injury to one of the small bones in the hand. The bone is located at the level of the palm of the hand. Metacarpal ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/fingerconditions/qt/metacarpal.htm
Fracture - Broken Bone - Diagnosis and Treatment - Sports Medicine
Dec 15, 2014 ... A broken bone, or a bone fracture, is a term used to describe a crack or a break in a bone. A fracture can be complete or partial. If the broken ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/paininjury1/a/Fractures.htm
Growth Plate Fractures Treatment - Broken Bones in Kids
Dec 4, 2014 ... Treatment of broken bones in kids that affect the growth plate requires care. ... type of broken bone treated in a cast is called a buckle fracture.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/fracturesinchildren/p/treatment.htm
Ankle Fracture Treatment - Orthopedics - About.com
Dec 15, 2014 ... Determining the right treatment of an ankle fracture can be difficult as options range from observation to surgery. Learn how to choose treatment ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/ankleproblems/a/anklefracture_2.htm
Posterior Malleolus Fracture - Ankle Fracture Treatment - Orthopedics
Apr 11, 2014 ... Posterior malleolar fractures of the ankle are a part of a trimalleolar fracture. Treatment of the posterior malleolus fracture may require surgery.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/footanklefractures/fl/Posterior-Malleolus-Fractures.htm
Lateral Malleolus Fracture - Broken Fibula Treatment - Orthopedics
Dec 15, 2014 ... The most common type of broken ankle is a lateral malleolus fracture. This is a type of fibula fracture that often does not need surgery for ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/footankle/fl/Lateral-Malleolus-Fracture.htm
Treatment of a Pathologic Fracture - Orthopedics - About.com
Jan 1, 2014 ... A patient with a pathologic fracture of the thigh bone requires surgical treatment. In this case, breast cancer had weakened the bone and now ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/brokenbones/ss/pathologic_3.htm
Femur Fracture | Broken Thigh Bone Treatment - Orthopedics
Dec 16, 2014 ... A femur fracture is an injury to the thigh bone usually caused by a major injury. Treatment of a broken femur most often requires surgery.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/brokenbones/a/femur.htm
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