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Rolling your ankle can cause a break in the knobby bumps at the end of the tibia and fibula.
A hip fracture is a serious injury, with complications that can be life-threatening. The risk of hip fracture rises with age. Risk increases because bones tend to weaken with age (osteoporosis). Multiple medications, poor vision and balance problems ...
External fixation of the wrist With external fixation, a metal frame outside your body immobilizes the fracture with two or more pins that pass through your skin and into the bone on either side of the fracture.
Colles' fracture The distal radius fracture is one of the most common fractures of the wrist. It usually occurs when people fall on an outstretched hand.
A broken bone or dislocated joint can interrupt the blood flow to a section of bone.
The term "broken arm" may refer to a fracture in any of these bones.
Ankle injuries: Seeking stability and a return to activity Aug. 06, 2021 Ankle injuries are fairly common and often debilitating, preventing individuals from resuming their normal levels of activity. And treatment modalities are evolving. At Mayo Cli...
Overview Tab Title Description Study type Observational Study IDs Study type Observational Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include: Observational study - observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results. Interventional ...
Types of hip fractures Most hip fractures occur in one of two locations — at the femoral neck or in the intertrochanteric region. The location of the fracture helps determine the best treatment options.
Repair options A hip fracture can be repaired with the help of metal screws, plates and rods. In some cases, artificial replacements (prostheses) of parts of the hip joint may be necessary.
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