Fractures and Trauma

A bone fracture is a medical condition in which a bone is cracked or broken. It may result in a break in the continuity or uniformity of a bone. Usually fractures are the result of high force impact or stress, bone fractures may can also occur as a result of certain medical conditions that can weaken the bones, such as osteoporosis.

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Foot and Ankle

Hip

Knee and Leg

Shoulder, Arm, Elbow