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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
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
Growth Plate Fractures Treatment - Broken Bones in Kids
Apr 29, 2014 ... Bones that are not out of position, or minimally displaced, can often be treated with a cast alone. In fact, the most common treatment of fractures ...
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
Boxers Fracture Symptoms and Treatment - About Orthopedics
May 12, 2014 ... Depending on the severity of the boxer's fracture, these can be treated either by casting or surgery. If surgery is needed, the usual treatment is ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/upperfx/g/boxers.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
Broken Talus (Fracture) Symptoms and Treatment - About Orthopedics
Jun 16, 2014 ... Treatment of a talus fracture depends on the extent of the injury. If the fracture is not out of position, a simple cast may be sufficient for treatment.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/footanklefractures/a/talus.htm
Physical Therapy After Fracture - What to Expect
Jul 17, 2014 ... Learn how physical therapy can help improve mobility after a fracture.
http://physicaltherapy.about.com/od/orthopedicsandpt/a/fractures.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
Treatment of a Pathologic Fracture - About Orthopedics
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
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