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Open Fracture Treatment - About Orthopedics
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 - About Orthopedics
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
Growth Plate Fractures Treatment - Broken Bones in Kids
Apr 29, 2014 ... Injuries to the growth plate can be a common injury in children. Treatment of broken bones in kids that affect the growth plate requires care.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/fracturesinchildren/p/treatment.htm
Fracture - Broken Bone - Diagnosis and Treatment - Sports Medicine
May 18, 2014 ... What is a broken or fractured bone and how is it treated?
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/paininjury1/a/Fractures.htm
Treatment Fractures and Breaks of the Wrist - About Orthopedics
May 30, 2014 ... A wrist fracture is a common orthopedic injury. Patients who sustain a broken wrist may be treated in a cast, or may need surgery for treatment.
http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/upperfx/a/wristfracture.htm
Open Fractures and Broken Bones (Compound Fractures)
May 28, 2014 ... In addition to surgical cleansing of the wound, treatment should include appropriate antibiotics, and stabilization of the fracture. Patients should ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/brokenbones/g/openfracture.htm
Broken Talus (Fracture) Symptoms and Treatment - About Orthopedics
Jun 16, 2014 ... A talus fracture occurs when the talar bone, one of the important connections between the leg and the foot, is broken. The talus has cartilage ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/footanklefractures/a/talus.htm
Posterior Malleolus Fracture - Ankle Fracture Treatment
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
Metacarpal Fracture - Treatment for a Broken Hand
Jun 16, 2014 ... A metacarpal fracture is an injury to one of the small bones in the hand. ... Metacarpal fractures are often treated in a cast or may require ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/fingerconditions/qt/metacarpal.htm
Boxers Fracture Symptoms and Treatment - About Orthopedics
May 12, 2014 ... A boxers fracture is a common broken bone of the hand. A boxers fracture usually occurs when striking a firm object with a clenched fist.
http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/upperfx/g/boxers.htm
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