The term “fracture” refers to a broken bone, the same way “crack” or “break” does. A bone may completely fracture or partially fracture in a wide variety of ways.

Common classifications of fractures include:

Stable fractures: The broken ends of the bone line up with each other stay in place.

Compound fractures: The pieces of bone may pierce the skin at the time of injury. The bone itself may possibly be visible sticking out of the wound.

Transverse fractures: The crack line will extend horizontally across the bone.

Oblique fractures: The crack line of this fracture will run at an angle.

Comminuted fractures: When the bone shatters into three or more seperate pieces.

Orthopedists can sometimes treat small, simple fractures by simply casting the area for 4-6 weeks. The physician will follow up on your progress with appointments and X-rays to the bone sets and heals correctly. Patients will usually see a physical therapist after removing the cast to help regain strength and motion.

Our mission is to help patients to return to work, improve their quality of life, reduce dependence on medication and healthcare providers, and avoid persistent injuries.

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